29-Oct-2010 Source: DRF
27 October – The Dresden air rescue station provided this morning its 11,000. Rescue mission since taking over the overall organization of the center by the DRF Air Rescue 1 January 2002. The control center Dresden alerted the crew of “Christoph 38” at 09:28 clock to a patient in WeinbÃ¶hla.
A man had suffered an asthma attack at home and complained of severe shortness of breath. Just minutes after the alarm, the pilot landed the red and white helicopter in the vicinity of about 15 kilometers from the operation site. The emergency air ambulance was able to stabilize the DRF with a fast drug application the patient’s condition so that it better again breathe. He was then transported to a hospital in land-related. “Christoph 38” at 10:15 clock turned back to the station and was alerted as early as nine minutes later to the next emergency to Altenberg.
[Electronic translation of German language press release]