A motorist who was injured after driving off a mountain road and falling some 50 m (165 ft).
CHP trains for long line rescues
California Highway Patrol (CHP), Golden Gate Division Air Operations, has released footage of long line rescue training exercises it conducted at Lake Berryessa, California, US. The footage includes shots from the rescuers’ perspective as they are transported by a helicopter at the end of a long line with a stretcher.
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.