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Royal Air Force of Oman rescues expat after fall from ship off Muscat

Royal Air Force of Oman carried out evacuation on Monday night

Royal Air Force of Oman rescues expat after fall from ship off Muscat
A helicopter from the Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) carried out the medical evacuation

An Indian man was rescued by helicopter on Monday night after falling into the sea from a ship north of Muscat.

According to the Oman News Agency (ONA) a helicopter from the Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) carried out the medical evacuation. Officials said he was transferred to the Armed Forces Hospital where he received medical treatment.

A statement on ONA said: “One of the helicopters of the Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO), carried out search and medical evacuation of an Indian national after he fell from a commercial ship at sea to the north of Muscat governorate on Monday evening.”