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On July 23, 2014, a rescue mission for stranding of a foreign tanker at open seas of Chichin, Kaohsiung.

  • Release Date:2014-07-23
  • Source:National Airborne Service Corps

On July 23, 2014, a rescue mission for sailors of a stranded foreign tanker. On July 23, the typhoon Matmo attacked Taiwan and a Beris tanker, Shengchang, was stranded at the open waters of Chichin, Kaohsiung. The situation is critical, with four sailors waiting to be saved. Type AS-365 (No. NA-103) from Group 2 of the 3rd Service Battalion was dispatched to execute the task. The strong wind and heavy rain made the rescue process full of risk.