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Maltese Army Helicopter Rescues Man From Għajn Tuffieħa Cliffs 

The rescue operation was called in due to a Dutch man tripping and falling into the rough terrain.

 

The rough terrain meant a helicopter rescue was required due to the area being inaccessible by conventional means.

 

 

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In a press statement by AFM, it was said that;

“Yesterday afternoon, the Armed Forces of Malta assisted the Civil Protection Department with the rescue of a person who was injured under the cliffs in the area of Għajn Tuffieħa,”

“The AFM dispatched the MELITA 2 Search and Rescue Vessel and AW139 helicopter to the location, where the casualty was winched to higher ground for further medical assistance.”