Woman drowns in natural pool in Tenerife
A woman died yesterday afternoon in Tenerife, after drowning in a natural pool in Teno Alto, in Buenavista del Norte, according to the Emergency and Security Coordinating Centre of the Canary Islands.
They received an emergency call at 4.45pm and immediately activated the Emergency and Rescue Group (GES) with a rescue helicopter; and the Canary Islands Emergency Service (SUC), which dispatched a medicalized helicopter, as well as the Local Police and Guardia Civil.
When the GES helicopter arrived at the scene, they were able to recover the victim from the water who was in cardiorespiratory arrest, and rescuers began resuscitation manoeuvres while they flew her to the Buenavista del Norte Golf Course where paramedics from the SUC helicopter had landed.
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They immediately took over and continued CPR to try and revive the woman, who unfortunately didn’t respond, and they could only confirm her death. The Guardia Civil have taken over judicial proceedings in to what happened, and the victim’s identity hasn’t been revealed.