Germany’s Air Power, the Luftwaffe, have carried out an airlift to acquire significantly wounded people today from Ukraine out of Poland to hospitals in Hanover and Cologne for urgent treatment.
The army traveling clinic MedEvac A310 M flew a collection of poorly hurt Ukrainians aged between 4 and 27 decades aged to Germany for urgent treatment, as can be seen in these pictures Zenger Information attained from the Luftwaffe.
The Cologne Hearth Brigade reported in a statement received by Zenger News (in German): “Yesterday night, the MedEvac A310 of the Bundeswehr landed once more at Cologne/Bonn Airport.”
The Bundeswehr is the Armed Forces of Germany, of which the Luftwaffe is section.
The Cologne Fire Brigade extra: “On board are numerous significantly injured Ukrainians between 4 and 27 years aged. They ended up eliminated and for the duration of the flight ended up supervised by the medical assistance of the Bundeswehr and just after landing in Germany ended up handed more than to the civilian rescue providers.
“A single of the people was transported by our ambulance company to a Cologne hospital for utmost care. We desire you a speedy and full restoration!
“MedEvac stands for medical evacuation. The Airbus A310, recognised as the ‘flying intense care unit’, has intensive treatment products that allows intensive treatment for the duration of the flight. 6 intensive treatment beds are readily available, and 38 added patients can be transposed lying down. The clients are accompanied by the medical support of the Bundeswehr.”
The Luftwaffe also tweeted about the landing, declaring: “A extensive working day goes for our A310 crew and the Bundeswehr Medical Support. BUT every single second was really worth it! The injured have arrived safely and securely and are receiving medical treatment.”
They added: “We wish you a speedy recovery. You are in good fingers!”
The German Armed Forces say on their web site that the specifically equipped airplane “can be used flexibly in a assortment of distinctive roles” and that “primarily in instances of disaster, their position in medical evacuation has a particular purpose.”
The German Armed forces also say: “The Airbus A310 MedEvac is operational about the clock. Its main activity is to transportation severely hurt troopers from deployments to Germany. But it can also be applied in other hard situations.”
They clarify that it was utilised in March 2020 to assist with the coronavirus pandemic, for example, when it was utilised “as a flying intensive treatment unit to bring sick clients who ended up particularly impacted by the COVID-19 disease from abroad to Germany for additional treatment.”
This story was supplied to Newsweek by Zenger Information.