147 Migrants were brought safely to shore this morning. The group included 15 minors. One woman 2 toddlers and an infant were deceased. The surviving migrants were saved by the Armed Forces of Malta who dispatched a King Air B200 Aircraft. The quick thinking crew dropped a life raft very close to the capsized vessel. This avoid a repeat of the tragic result that occurred last week. Pilots Major George Abela and Pierre Carabez together with technicians saved tens of lives during a very difficult rescue operation in rough weather conditions.
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