The Trinidad and Tobago Air Guard has won an international award from Helicopter Association International for humanitarian service.
An article appearing on the website www.aviationpros.com today, says the Air Guard won the award for providing invaluable services far beyond the shores of Trinidad and Tobago.
The following is the article announcing the award.
Three men have been rescued in a joint search and rescue operation by the Coast Guard and Air Guard after drifting for 15 hours.
A statement by the Coast Guard said the men experienced mechanical problems with their boat which led to a search and rescue mission by Coast Guard and Air Guard personnel.
The following is the statement by the Coast Guard.