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Air show fully prepared to meet medical emergencies

Posted on Feb 05, 03:05PM | UNI

Bangalore, Feb 4 : Medical and emergency facilities, better health care for all including participants to exhibitors and visitors is the major focus area of the biennial at Aero India show being organised at Air Force Station Yelahanka, Bangalore from February 6 to 10.

In the ninth edition of Aero India-2013, it has established a hospital and medical health post, blood bank, ground air ambulance for casualty evacuation at the Air Force Station.

According to the data provided by the organisers - Department of Defence Production (DDP) under the Ministry of Defence, there is a 40-bedded hospital with all required health facilities set up at the venue.

To meet any emergency there are 18 ambulances ready to move on site till the end of the air show.

To meet the requirement for blood in case of any mishap, 10 blood banks have also been made available at the Aero India venue.

One Air Ambulance of AN-32 aircraft and one helicopter ambulance made by MI-17 helicopter of Indian Air Force are also ready to meet any eventuality at the Air Force Station.