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sreda, 19 januarja, 2022

Army helicopter crews aided more than 600 people in 2021

By: P.T., STA

Slovenian army helicopter crews clocked up 633 interventions in 2021 to airlift 644 injured or sick people, carry incubators and drop roughly 110,00 litres of water on fires, government data shows.

The 151st Rotary Wing Squadron of the Slovenian Armed Forces (SAF) assisted in 196 mountain rescue operations and seven firefighting campaigns, responded to 410 medical emergencies and carried incubators 20 times for a total of 711 flight hours. Defence Ministry data shows that the total number of SAF helicopter interventions was higher only in 2019 and 2018, at 733 and 654, respectively.

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