A motorist who was injured after driving off a mountain road and falling some 50 m (165 ft).
Israeli police welcome new squadron
The Israeli police inaugurated its new aerial firefighting squadron at a ceremony on 6 February. It was announced last year that the responsibility of aerial firefighting was being moved from the Air Force to the police service. The new squadron is named the ‘Elad Squadron’, after Elad Riven, an Israeli volunteer firefighter who was killed during the 2010 Carmel disaster.
The squadron has already been called into action, helping to tackle the recent wildfires that swept through Israel, including the city of Haifa.
Under a new agreement, the fixed-wing medical transport providers will co-operate on time-critical missions.
The Exchange was designed to share real-world lessons learned about humanitarian assistance and disaster relief.
RACQ CQ Rescue described the mission as a ‘marathon’ five-hour task.
Awesome Air Evac, DFS and TMH Medical Services have announced that they have joined forces to provide an air ambulance service based in Kabul, Afghanistan.