Tag: helicopter
Macedonia 10.11.19 | 11:24

Low flying helicopter sends citizens running in downtown Ohrid

Citizens of Ohrid were alarmed yesterday as a helicopter made a very low overfilght of the central square. The gusts from its blades sent restaurant chairs and umbrellas flying everywhere, and the citizens were running to avoid being injured. The incident happened at the ancient sycamore tree Cinar which...

Macedonia 08.11.19 | 14:18

The state allows the Swedish firm to yet dictate profits from helicopters

Many doubts and questions remained after at the insistence of journalists the Government sent the feasibility study on a public-private partnership to set up a helicopter unit for emergency medical and rescue services. After careful examination of the feasibility study, it can be noted that there are...

Macedonia 31.10.19 | 18:53

Suspiciously timed registration of the company which won the public medevac contract raises questions

A plan by the Zaev Government to sign a medevac contract raised questions after it was revealed that the company which will provide the helicopter services was registered only weeks before the ad was made public. A recently founded company named SARHEMS won a contract to make two medical helicopters...

Macedonia 14.10.19 | 13:06

Mountain climber from Bitola required helicopter evacuation from the Pelister peak

A 26 year old mountain climber from Bitola was badly injured when he fell into a ravine while climbing the Pelister peak. A rescue helicopter had to be sent to pull the man, identified as K.M., from the place where he fell on the Baba mountain. He was quickly transported to the Skopje clinic for treatment.

Macedonia 31.05.19 | 09:37

Sekerinska goes to Parliament session by helicopter

Defense Minister Radmila Sekerinska boasted on Facebook how she arrived at today’s Q&A session in Parliament. From the briefing on “Decisive Strike” at Krivolak to Parliament session … Extra fast. Thanks to the teams, Shekerinska said.

Macedonia 25.05.19 | 14:29

Facebook users self-organize to help a child with 4th degree burns get a medical helicopter ride to Slovenia

Macedonian citizens are by now accustomed to the public campaigns urging them to donate for the treatment of a patient suffering from a rare disease or whose treatment abroad costs too much for the family and is not being covered by the public Healthcare Fund. But the latest example is particularly jarring....

World 30.01.19 | 11:46

Three dead in rescue helicopter crash in Ohio

The three men crew of a medical rescue helicopter died in a crash in Southeast Ohio on Tuesday. Authorities have identified the victims as 34-year-old pilot Jennifer Topper, of Sunbury, and flight nurses Bradley Hayes, 48, of London, and Rachel Cunningham, 33, of Galloway. The three killed were employees...