NSRI St Francis Bay evacuate fisherman with injured ribs

 

St Francis Bay duty crew assisted in bringing an injured fisherman on board a chokka bot to shore after he fractured his ribs.

 The NSRI says that it responded at 10 am today, 26 December to a call from the chokka boat, Cabamba, off-shore of St Francis Bay private harbour, to assist the fisherman..

 While at fishing grounds off Tsitsikama near Plettenberg Bay, the  boat experienced rough seas causing the 25 year-old fisherman to fall out of his bunk bed and to  fracture his ribs. The injured man was brought to shore and an ambulance have transported him to hospital in a stable condition.

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