Etna, helicopter firefighters rescues German tourist
The crew of an AB 412 helicopter of the firefighters rescued a 57-year-old German tourist in Etna from Piano Provenzana, who slipped while he was hiking with some companions. The inaccessible area did not make it possible for ground personnel to intervene, so the helicopter (VF 68) in service to the flight department of Catania was alerted from the operating room of the provincial fire department, which brought the rescuers. The woman had severe pain in her right shoulder. Immobilized the limb was transported by helicopter to Piano Provenzana, in the territory of Linguaglossa, and entrusted to the care of medical personnel. In support of the helicopter, staff from the Randazzo fire department were also present.
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