People drowning in the Mediterranean – civilian rescue ships systematically detained

The humanitarian situation in the central Mediterranean has become dramatically worse: Although in recent weeks more people have tried to flee from Libya, almost all active sea rescue vessels are currently detained due to absurd allegations. Consequently, there is no civilian sea rescue vessel present in the Mediterranean.   Alleged safety deficiencies to prevent rescue…

Airborne Monthly Factsheet June 2020

This factsheet outlines a summary of distress cases witnessed by Airborne with Moonbird and Seabird. In June 2020, we flew 14 missions, for 74 hours 01 minute. We spotted more than 953 persons in distress. Download Full Report Overview of the distress cases, empty boats and dead bodies spotted Italian Search-and-Rescue (SAR) zone 2 distress cases…