EATC orders AE-mission to India
Monday 20 August - 14:55h | News & Press updates
On 14 August 2012 a life threatening medical emergency occurred to one of the crew members of the German frigate “Bremen”, currently operating in the Indian Ocean for the European ATALANTA mission.
By use of a helicopter “Seaking MK 42C” from the Indian carrier "INS Viraat", the seriously ill soldier was transferred to the Indian Navy Hospital at Mumbai, where he was brought to an emergency surgery.
By default the Airbus A310 MRTT is used as a multi-role transport plane, which in the MedEvac configuration holds six intensive care places as patient transport unit (PTE) - in addition to extensive, other medical equipment to care for patients.
Text: Norbert Thomas
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