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2013-11-7 Transfer of a Patient from Magong to the Main Island for EMS

  • Release Date:2013-11-07
  • Source:NASC

Magong Patient: 陳O福 (male, 84 years old) suffered from subarachnoid hemorrhage was in a critical condition and requires an EMS transfer to Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital on the main island. 
NASC commanded the 2nd team of the 3rd battalion stationed in Kaohsiung to dispatch AS-365 Dolphin Helicopter number NA-105 to implement the Magong EMS mission. As soon as the standby crew received the notice, the mission was immediately implemented with pre-flight prompts firstly performed. 
The helicopter located at Kaohsiung International Airport had its engine turned on at 00:10 and took off at 00:15 towards Magong. Based on the spirit of saving lives, the flight crew travelled with the fastest speed and landed at Magong at 00:55. At 01:09, it then took off from Magong and headed to Kaohsiung. As soon as it landed at Kaohsiung International Airport at 01:40, the patient was immediately transferred to Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital for treatment. This outlying islands EMS mission was successfully completed.