2-Jun-2011 Source: HeliHub.com
ADAC, the German-based rescue organisation, has announced that it’s “Christoph Europa 1” base achieved its 50,000th mission on 18th May.Â Based at Aachen-MerzbrÃ¼ck airfield, the helicopter was on its 725th Use this year after being called to an emergency to Baesweiler.
These impressive figures reflect a high daily operating frequency, which averaged five missions per day through 2010, with 1969 missions helping a total of 1780 patients. “Christoph Europa 1” provides not only the cities of Aachen, but also cross-border activities to neighbours in Belgium and Netherlands.
Jeremy Parkin – HeliHub.com