The French Navy Dolphin helicopter.


M.Libert / 20 Minutes

A 20-year-old Spanish fisherman was hospitalized on Monday evening in serious condition in La Rochelle.

Earlier in the afternoon, the young man had gone overboard during a maneuver 65 kilometers from the coastal town.

Victim of drowning in water at 10 ° C, he was able to be taken out of the water after ten minutes by the crew of the French fishing boat, the Anna Mamm Mari.

According to France Bleu, his colleagues then succeeded in resuscitating him and even oxygenating him with equipment present on board before he was taken care of by the Dauphin helicopter of the French Navy.


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  • Poitou-Charentes

  • La Rochelle

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