Wiltshire Air Ambulance has shared the news that its newest recruit – a female pilot bear mascot – has been in demand attending fundraising events across the county.
Spanish plane spots raft bearing dozens of migrants
A Spanish Air Force P-3 Orion plane located an inflatable raft carrying 53 migrants onboard on 8 August. The plane, operated by 11 Wing 22 Group based at Morón de la Frontera Air Base, Seville, spotted the raft off in the western Mediterranean, in waters between Spain and Morocco.
After checking the condition of the vessel and the passengers, the P-3 crew reported their position to the Madrid Rescue Coordination Center and to the Tarifa Civil Rescue Agency. The plane remained in the vicinity of the raft until the arrival of the ship Guardamar, which rescued migrants without difficulty thanks to the calm seas.
The Wales Air Ambulance Charity has permanently relocated its paediatric and neonatal operation to a new base in Cardiff.
The new plane will perform medical transportation flights throughout North America, South America and Central America.
The system allows recording of multiple channels of video in colour and infrared, along with continuous GPS and mapping data.
he objective of the course is to train physicians, nurses and nursing technicians in aeromedical evacuation in an operational and tactical environment.