And he’s off! Horse is airlifted by Swiss military chopper as part of a ‘scientific experiment’

A horse was airlifted by the Swiss Air Force as part of an unusual science experiment on Friday.  The heavy cargo was hoisted from the ground by a military helicopter as part of a test to work out whether injured animals can be evacuated and transported to vets quickly.   The Swiss military also carried out a … Read more

And he’s off! Horse is airlifted by Swiss military chopper as part of an evacuation trial

A horse was airlifted by the Swiss Air Force as part of an unusual trial on Friday.  The heavy cargo was hoisted from the ground by a military helicopter as part of a test to work out whether injured animals can be evacuated and transported to vets quickly.   The Swiss military also carried out a second … Read more

Dramatic moment five-man BBC film crew are airlifted to safety off of Iceland

Dramatic moment five-man BBC film crew are airlifted to safety after their boat started to take on water off of Iceland Incident occurred north of Iceland’s northern Hornstrandir peninsula on Tuesday The Icelandic Coast Guard winched the five film crew members into a helicopter Local authorities said boat was starting to take on water, prompting distress call … Read more

Essex hit-and-run: Two arrests, police officer airlifted to hospital

Police officer is airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after suspected hit-and-run in Essex as woman, 45, is arrested A woman, 45, and man, 22, were arrested after a suspected hit-and-run in Essex Police officer airlifted to hospital with serious but not life-threatening injuries  The driver failed to stop when the police officer asked her … Read more

President Trump is airlifted to hospital for COVID treatment with ‘nuclear football’

Donald Trump’s ‘nuclear football’, the briefcase which could trigger doomsday, was loaded onto Marine One alongside the President as he was airlifted to hospital for coronavirus treatment.  The leader of the western world is always followed by the case – officially called the Presidential Emergency Satchel – and a military aide wherever he goes so … Read more

More than 200 people are airlifted clear of Creek wildfire near Mammoth Pool Reservoir

More than 200 people were rescued by helicopters overnight into early Sunday after they got trapped by the raging Creek Fire near Mammoth Pool Reservoir northeast of Fresno, California. The people got trapped at the reservoir at the Sierra National Forest as the rapid-spreading wildfire cut off the only escape route and they were advised … Read more

Injured cow is air-lifted to lower ground in the Swiss Alps

Moo-ving on to pastures new: Injured cow is air-lifted to lower ground as 1,000-strong herd undergoes annual relocation in the Alps Cow was transported by helicopter as its herd relocated to the lower Swiss Alps  The cow had suffered a minor injury, preventing it from making the journey  Alpine farmer Ambros Arnold said the method … Read more