SHG can confirm that a member of staff has been involved in an incident on Ascension Island.

The person concerned was swimming near the shore and her injuries were attended to at the George Town Hospital.

An emergency aero-medical flight is being arranged to transport the patient from Ascension Island to receive medical treatment in the UK.

Ascension Island Government has released a warning notice advising people that swimming in the area is to be undertaken at their own risk.

SHG

22 April 2017

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