Ocean Viking sends an email to LYJRCC with ITMRCCMTJRCC, Pilotes Volontaires and Sea-Watch’s airborne operations in copy, informing that the rubber boat is overcrowded with approximately 100 persons onboard including women and children, no one has lifesaving appliances and the crowd is agitated. Ocean Viking also informs that she will provide immediate assistance to the people in distress and rescue them without delay.  

Ocean Viking position: 33°14.6’N 014°18’E