The 2-211th General Support Aviation Battalion of the Utah National Guard hoisted a seriously injured 20-year-old man off the face of the Uintah Mountains.
Air ambulance makes emergency landing in Oklahoma
A Med-Trans Corporation-owned AirMed Regional King Air C-90 plane had to make an emergency landing in a field east of Rattan, Oklahoma, US with a pilot, nurse and paramedic on board. None were injured, according to a report by local news outlet KXII News 12.
It is not yet known what forced the twin-engine aircraft to make the landing, though the matter is being investigated by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
Jim Gregory, a spokesperson for Med-Trans Corporation, reportedly told local press: “Local/State Law Enforcement and 911 are on scene to secure the aircraft and ensure crew safety. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and FAA authorities have been notified and we are co-operating fully with the investigation.”
A pilot and aircrew of Rescue 651 have been recognised with a Commendation Award at the National SAR Awards in Canberra.
A C-130J Super Hercules aircraft departed from Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, loaded with medical and recovery supplies.
ALEA is encouraging public safety agencies considering drone operations to use these standards as a guiding document.
Ansett will invest in the development of what Viking said will be the first ever level D full flight simulator for the CL-415.