03 Aug '11, 12am

Full-time NSman dies after being found unconscious during navigation exercise in Ama Keng Training Area

SINGAPORE - A Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) full-time National Serviceman (NSF) died yesterday after he was found unconscious while participating in a navigation exercise at Ama Keng Training Area at Lim Chu Kang. In a statement late last night, the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) said Specialist Cadet (SCT) Ee Chun Sheng, 21, was found unconscious at about 5.11pm. MINDEF said: "An SAF medic went on site and tried to resuscitate SCT Ee at about 5.15pm. The serviceman was evacuated via a safety vehicle to the Tengah Air Base Medical Centre and arrived at about 5.39pm where an SAF doctor attended to him. SCT Ee was then sent via an ambulance to the National University Hospital (NUH) at 6.05pm and arrived at 6.32pm." It added: "The SAF doctor and medic continued to resuscitate him enroute to the hospital. SCT Ee was pronounced dead at 9.03pm at NUH." MINDEF is investigating the i...

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