Aeromedical Evacuation to Kiev and back
Wednesday 12 March - 11:36h | News & Press updates
The Aeromedical Evacuation Control Center (AECC) of the European Air Transport Command (EATC) has recently organized a flight to pick up injured Ukrainian citizens within the aftermath of the events at the Maidan/Kiev.
For further treatment after in Germany, a medical team of the German armed forces went over to Ukraine already on 6 March 2014 to identify and prepare a total of 24 injured Ukrainian citizens for the transport to Germany today. To conduct this mission the AECC chose the Airbus A310 in a MedEvac-configuration, one of the most advanced aircraft for Aeromedical Evacuation, situated at the EATC assigned Special Air Mission Wing MoD in Cologne.
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