A boat was brought to the port of Chios with 52 migrants on board. One man was evacuated to the hospital and other 11 needed medical or special attention. 

 

SAR organisation: SMH

Date of SAR (UTC): 17/11/2017

Time of first information received (UTC): 17/11/2017 3:30 am

Source of first information for the NGO: Greek Coast guard

Vessels

Number of migrant boats: 1

Type of migrant boat(s): Unknown

Number of people on board per boat: 52

Other vessels in the vicinity (e.g. unidentified / cargo / aircrafts): Unknown

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

Location

Region of Mediterranean: Eastern Mediterranean

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

Location description: Territorial waters of Greece

Approximate distance from coast line: Unknown

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

Location description: Territorial waters of Greece

Approximate distance from coast line: Unknown

Survivors

Total number of survivors: 52

Number of identified (accompanied) children: 11

Number of identified unaccompanied minors: 0

Number of identified pregnant women: 3

Number of identified medical evacuation cases: 1

Fatalities

Total number of confirmed deaths: 0

Estimated number of dead / missing persons: 0

Involved in this incident