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Italian Air Force helicopter rescues the crew of a boat race
Palermo , Italy - Only much fear for 16 members of the "Loki"
Yesterday night the boat race "Loki", an Australian fleet of the Rolex Middle Sea Race, sent out an SOS for a rudder damage, owing to bad weather and "Very high" sea.
Luckily, all 16 people on board have been rescued thanks to the timely intervention of a motor patrol boat of the Palermo harbour office and an Italian Air Force 82° SAR (Search and rescue) Combat Centre, took off from Trapani-Birgi...
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