Members of the RAK Police's Air Wing carried out the rescue operation.
The search and rescue team of the Air Wing Section at the General Command of Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) Police rescued a senior citizen, who was suffering from severe pain in the spine and some other pains, and was at an altitude of 5,000 feet.
The man who was living in the peak of a Ras Al Khaimah mountain was airlifted in an operation that took 20 minutes after receiving a report.
Colonel Saeed Al Yamahi, Head of the Air Wing Section at Ras Al Khaimah Police, said the operations room of Ras Al Khaimah Police received a report at 9am on Sunday that an old citizen at the peak of a Ras Al Khaimah mountain was suffering from spinal pains.
A helicopter from the Air Wing Section at Ras Al Khaimah Police rushed to the site and was flying at an altitude of 5,000 feet, he added, noting that the Air Wing Section agents rescued the old citizen and rushed him to the nearest hospital for medical treatment.
Al Yamahi thanked the search and rescue crew of the Air Wing Section at Ras Al Khaimah Police for their tireless efforts and prompt response in such emergency cases. He also praised the crew’s keenness on fulfilling rescue and ambulance missions while exercising extreme caution and taking all measures necessary to protect the safety and security of all.
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