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2013-11-24 Rescue Mission of a Mountain Climber suffered from Left Fractured Leg in Shenmajhen Mountain

  • Release Date:2013-11-24
  • Source:NASC

The Taichung County Fire Department received report at 10:23 on the 23rd: A mountain hiking group of 5 entered the national park from Siyuan Pass on 22 November. One of the female mountain climber 魏OO broke her left leg 100 meters before reaching Shenmajhen Mountain and was unable to walk to due fracture. After received an application of the air support, the NASC has immediately dispatched helicopter number NA-603 stationed in Tainan to implement the mission. The helicopter took off at 11:05 from Tainan Airport and reached the target zone at 12:22. At 12:36, the SSRT member 丁O峰 rappelled to the ground and moved the patient to the helicopter cabin by using the hoist system. The helicopter arrived in Tainan Airport at 13:45 and the patient was transferred to hospital by the Tainan City Fire Department.