air-sea rescue


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air-sea rescue

n
an air rescue at sea
Translations

air-sea rescue

[ˌɛəsiːˈrɛskjuː] nsalvataggio aereo in mare
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Not only is the Government privatising air-sea rescue, but it has singled out the North East to have its emergency cover massively downgraded from being the best in the country to being the worst.
During the first two years of war, the British had no coordinated air-sea rescue (ASR) units.
Otto, who is an air-sea rescue diver, was with a helicopter crew fueling the aircraft when the emergency call reached them.
A major air-sea rescue operation was launched involving two helicopters, coastguard teams and an independent lifeboat crew.
Three US coast guard helicopters, the Bahamas military and its volunteer air-sea rescue service searched for more survivors on Monday, witnesses said.
An elderly woman sparked a massive air-sea rescue after she thought screams coming from her television were swimmers in distress.
An air-sea rescue operation involving RAF Boulmer, Northumberland, coastguards and firefighters was staged when the alarm was raised last night.
A YACHTSMAN sparked a major air-sea rescue operation after his wife threw an old distress beacon in a bin.
Houghton, was a member of the elite Air Force Air-Sea Rescue. His job was to save pilots and others downed by enemy fire or mechanical problems.
A TEENAGER jumped into a harbour after a row with her boyfriend - and triggered an air-sea rescue operation.
Describing Lawrence's post-war work with air-sea rescue boats, Brown writes movingly: "Lawrence in scruffy overalls with hands stained by oil was the best antidote to the dashing figure in Arab robes with hands stained by guilt." It's a striking juxtaposition of images and one of which Lawrence the reluctant hero would likely have approved.
Within 20 minutes they were being winched to safety by the air-sea rescue service.