A C-130 air force performs a life-saving transportation from Alghero night in Genoa
In the night between 8 and 9 April, a newborn of a week old, admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit at the University Hospital of Sassari, He was transferred from urgently Airport air force detachment of Alghero all’Aeroporto di Genova on board an aircraft a C-130J of 46^ Air Brigade of Pisa.
The choice of the C-130 aircraft was dictated by the need to check directly the ambulance inside the aircraft as little patient had to be assisted and monitored continuously through the health equipment installed in pediatric.
The C-130J Italian air force, In fact, is the only aircraft in Italy capable of loading aboard an ambulance for this type of transport.
As the aircraft identified for the mission was already committed to the repatriation of a military man from Germany to Rome and it was necessary to change the crew for limits of “crew rest”, the Command Wing situation room He coordinated the transfer of the crew fresh from Pisa to Ciampino with a second aircraft, in order to allow the Customers to leave as soon as possible at a time of Alghero.
Source: The Flight