A small dinghy with 7 migrants landed in landed in Agia’s Ermioni beach, Chios. After carrying out medical examinations on the migrants, the SMH team determined that they did not need medical assistance.

SAR organisation: SMH

Date of SAR (UTC): 13/10/2017

Source of first information for the NGO: CESRT

Starting time of first sighting / engagement with target boat in distress (UTC): 13/10/2017 9:00 am


Number of migrant boats: 1

Type of migrant boat(s): Rubber boat

Number of people on board per boat: 7

Other vessels in the vicinity (e.g. unidentified / cargo / aircrafts): No.

Actors involved (by asset / institution type): Greek Coast guard; CESRT


Position(s) of vessel(s) in distress at the time of SAR request:

Location description: Territorial waters of Greece

Position(s) of rescue(s) at the time of SAR operation(s):

Location description: Territorial waters of Greece


Total number of survivors: 7

Number of identified (accompanied) children: 0

Number of identified unaccompanied minors: 0

Number of identified pregnant women: 0

Number of identified medical evacuation cases: 0


Total number of confirmed deaths: 0

Estimated number of dead / missing persons: 0

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