VIDEO: Tourist airlifted from Ras Al Khaimah Mountain
01 Aug 2020
A combo image shows the tourist boarding a helicopter.
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The Ras Al Khaimah Police search and rescue and UAE Air Wing team airlifted a foreign tourist from the top of a mountain at Wadi Ghalilah to safety after the tourist was stuck in the rugged terrain.
The tourist suffered fatigue during a mountain trip and could not come down.
The search and rescue staff at the Air Wing Section in Ras Al-Khaimah Police received information stating that there was a tourist suffering from fatigue and stress on the top of Wadi Ghalilah Mountain in Ras Al Khaimah.
The tourist was treated with first aid, and airlifted to safety.
In June, the Ras Al Khaimah Police rescued an Emirati in his 30s from the top of a mountain at Wadi Ghalilah. The man was reportedly stuck in the rugged terrain.
On June 8, 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.