Medical call

Mission Aviation Fellowship's amphibious Caravan was on hand to save the life of an elderly lady in Bangladesh

Relief pilot Rune Karlsson reports from Bangladesh:

'There was a call late afternoon for a medical flight to Chittagong. It is a one-hour flight to the south. It was almost dark when we took off from Dhaka. We had a really good tailwind going down there so the flight lasted only 50 minutes. We had to wait for a while before they let the ambulance in to the airport.

'An elderly lady suffered from a stroke and kidney problems. Her condition was quite bad; she would not have survived a six-hour road ambulance transport to Dhaka. So MAF is needed in Bangladesh that is for sure.'

Amphibious Caravan in tha air over Bangladesh. 4833

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