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.
UK Coastguard helicopter completes back-to-back medevacs
A UK Coastguard helicopter completed two medevacs back-to-back, totalling nine hours in the air. The helicopter left its base in Stornoway at 21:00 hrs on 5 August to airlift an unwell patient from Western Isles Hospital, Stornoway to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. The helicopter and crew completed this task around midnight.
It was refuelling in Aberdeen when the second call came in to rescue injured fisherman from a vessel 123 nautical miles east southeast of Aberdeen. After finding the boat, the crew airlifted the casualty to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. The crew finally returned to base at 06:00 hrs.
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.