Helicopter rescue off the Almeria coast

A Maritime Rescue helicopter rescued the six crew members, four Egyptians and two Tunisians, from their sinking cargo ship about 25 miles of Almeria. No-one was injured during the incident which occurred at around 0:30 and the crew members were safely transferred to Almeria port where they received food and clothing.

Helicopter rescue in Frigiliana

A person with severe heart problems had to be rescued by helicopter from the peak of El Fuerte in Frigiliana.

Helicopter rescue off the coast of Torrox

Two people were rescued by helicopter on Sunday after their boat began sinking about 40 miles off the Torrox coast. The crew of the six metre boat were found clinging to the sinking vessel and were airlifted to Málaga airport. One had mild hypothermia otherwise both were in good health.

Elderly couple in Alhaurin El Grande rescued by helicopter

An elderly couple had to be rescued by helicopter on Friday after they became marooned in their Alhaurin El Grande home because of flood waters and couldn’t be reached by boat. Seven other people nearby were rescued by boat.

Couple rescued from isolated cottage

A couple in their sixties have been rescued from their home near Nigüelas, Granada province, where they had been stranded since Saturday due to heavy snowfalls.