Rescue operation for a 54 year old man in Milatos, Lassithi

milatosA 54 year old man was seriously injured, when he fell from a cliff close to the sea, in the area of Milatos, Lassithi.

Everything happened in the afternoon, at the time he was picking greens in a coastal area.

He lost his balance and fell from a cliff, but -fortunately- he had his senses and called for help.

Residents of the area heard him and called the Police, the Fire Service and EKAV.

The rescue operation was extremely difficult.

Rescuers transferred the man with a boat in the port of Milatos, where an ambulance took him to the nearest hospital.