VIDEO: Hellenic Air Force’s Super Puma rescue operation

Hellenic Air Force published a video from the operation to rescue migrants southwest of Crete a few days ago.

A Super Puma helicopter approaches a cargo ship and gets people on board.

The helicopter took off from Rhodes island on Saturday at 0:20 a.m. and reached the area 100 n.m. southwest of Crete at 4:30 a.m..

Rescue operation completed at 5:37 a.m.

The six migrants (4 men, 1 woman and 1 child) rescued by «CPO Japan» and «CMA CGM Verdi».

Super Puma returned a few hours later to the 115 Combat Wing at Akrotiri.

Watch the video: