Cuando todavía ningún medio español se hacia eco de la noticia, el tan traído y llevado MCA, se despachaba a las tres de la mañana con una extensa nota de prensa. Amplia y detallada para las horas que eran, pero interesante al estar involucrado un pesquero con españoles y los centros de salvamento de Valencia y Madrid.
Comenzaba tal que asi:
Press Notice No: Duty Notice 1
Thursday, May 25, 2006
Posted 02:02 GMT
FISHING VESSEL SINKS 170 MILES FROM SCILLIES
At 9.30 p.m. this evening Falmouth Coastguard received a mayday call from the fishing vessel `Dinish which was taking water and in severe difficulties 170 miles south west of the Scillies with 10 Spanish crew on board
The position of the sinking vessel was plotted, and the aeronautical centre at Kinloss (ARCCK) in Scotland had also been alerted to the emergency call. The Valencia Coastguard in Spain who was also listening to the emergency call added further detail.
Coastguards in Madrid also reported to Falmouth that they had heard the signal which had been then lost, but were able to assist with the plotting of the incident.
The Coastguard at Falmouth was then able to begin re-broadcasting a mayday signal into the area via Navtex, 2182 kHz & via Inmarsat A&B; satellites.
A rescue helicopter from the Royal Naval Air Station at Culdrose was scrambled whilst a further helicopter from RAF Chivenor was also airborne once the number of crew on board the `Dinish were confirmed. A maritime patrol aircraft, a Nimrod `R51 was also scrambled by ARCC Kinloss.
Refuelling facilities for the helicopters were made ready at St Marys on the Isles of Scilly and their estimated time of arrival… leer más