A CESSNA 210 aircraft collapsed 30 nautical miles northwest, in the vicinity of the community “San Juan de la Costa”
The Navy-Navy Secretariat of Mexico ( Semar ) reported the rescue of six people who suffered an air accident in the Gulf of Baja California.
In a statement, the Semar said that it applied the “Regional SAR Search and Rescue Plan”, following the accident suffered by a CESSNA 210 aircraft, which took off from the port of Loreto to La Paz, Baja California Sur, which is tied up with six people on board (five men and one woman).
The Second Naval Zone, in coordination with the Command and Control Center of the Mexican Navy, deployed a Black Hawk type helicopter, a King Air aircraft and a Defender type vessel, with the task of carrying out search and rescue of the six crew members of the aircraft.
This aircraft collapsed 30 nautical miles (55.5 kilometres) northwest of La Paz, in the vicinity of the community called “San Juan de la Costa”.
The surface and air units deployed located and rescued six people alive who were given first aid by Naval Health personnel and then transferred to the Naval Hospital in this town for their specialized medical care.
Semar highlights the work of the Navy to carry out activities and preserve human life at sea through search, detection, evacuation, first aid and transfer of people to any emergency situation at sea.