Italian Helicopter Crew Save Swimmer Struggling in Rough Sea

A helicopter rescue crew saved a young swimmer they said was unable to return to shore due to the strong current in the bay of San Fruttuoso, near Genoa, on September 19.

Video posted by Vigili del Fuoco, Italy’s national firefighting service, shows a diver leaping from a helicopter to saved the young man.

Local media reported the swimmer was a 24-year-old student and that the alarm was sounded from a nearby restaurant. Credit: Vigili del Fuoco via Storyful

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