A 44-year-olda man suffered grievous face injuries during an accident at sea on Sunday.
The police said the accident happened at around noon at the Ramla l-Ħamra in Xagħra.
The victim fell off a dinghy and injured his face with its propeller.
Members of the Armed Forces took him to Mġarr where he was given first aid by a medical team before he was transferred to Gozo General Hospital by ambulance.
The police are investigating.