4 men, 2 women, 3 children and 1 toddler are brought to safety onboard Ocean Viking. During the rescue operation, the aft of the fibreglass boat starts sinking. One person onboard the fibreglass boat expresses the will to go back to Libya and to not be evacuated to Ocean Viking.

Ocean Viking reports to GACS patrol vessel P-301 via VHF the will of the person remaining on the fibreglass boat. GACS patrol vessel P-301 informs Ocean Viking via VHF that they will take over for his evacuation.