VIDEO: Frame-by-frame of the airlift of a woman from a ship - She was taken to the hospital
Frame-by-frame woman airlifted from ship - She was taken to hospital
Video of an aerial rescue operation mounted Tuesday afternoon by the National Guard Helicopter Search and Rescue Coordination Center was released today. The KSED proceeded to airlift a female patient from a ship to the Paphos Hospital.
According to yesterday's announcement, at 15:55, the National E-D NEARCHOS Plan was activated in order to airlift a 62-year-old patient, who was on board the Maltese-flagged passenger ship "Evrima" and while it was sailing 110NM west of Cyprus, within the area responsibility of the Republic of Cyprus (FIR Nicosia).
To carry out the mission, a helicopter of the 460MED of the Aviation Administration of the Greek Air Force was mobilized, with a specialized nurse of the Ambulance Service.
The patient was safely delivered at 19:00 at Paphos General Hospital.