A motorist who was injured after driving off a mountain road and falling some 50 m (165 ft).
EAA flies Barcelona attack victim home
Luxembourg Air Rescue reports that on 11 September, one of its plane crews repatriated a victim of the Barcelona terror attack. The Belgian citizen was hit by the attacker’s van and sustained serious injuries. Her condition dictated that she could only be flown to her home country with intensive care treatment en route. She was therefore taken to a Belgian hospital by Luxembourg Air Rescue onboard a fully equipped air ambulance plane.
Previously, Luxembourg Air Rescue transported a young French couple, who had received multiple traumatic injuries in the attack, back to France on 24 August.
Luxembourg Air Rescue highlighted that it has previous experience with airlifting the victims of terrorist attacks. In June 2015, the organisation repatriated several tourists following the attack in Tunisia.
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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.
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