Piano Provenzana, injured tourist rescued by the fire brigade helicopter
The fire brigade AB 412 helicopter intervened in the late morning in Piano Provenzana to rescue a German tourist (K.Z. aged 57). The woman fell victim to a slide while she 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 at the Catania Flight Department was alerted from the operational room of the provincial fire brigade of Catania Personal helicopter rescuer brought to the scene. Steps were taken to ascertain the condition of the lady who had severe pain in her right shoulder. Immobilized the limb was transported by helicopter to the Piano Provenzana location and entrusted to the care of the health personnel. Randazzo's firefighters were also present in support of the helicopter.
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