Student pilot makes emergency landing while training in the mountains, is taken by helicopter to a hospital in Krakow
The two men, both aged 30, from the Polish town of Białowieża, had just completed training with Poland’s Air Cade우리카지노t Air Squadron in바카라사이트 the mountain region. They were flying the aircraft, which was piloted by a 20-year-old woman, when the pilot became lost during the descent, the company said in a statement. The flight had ended safely but two crew members had not returned to the ground and were treated for hypothermia, the statement added.
“We immediately called up the pilot, who, although slightly confused, was able to identify himself and identify the pilot,” the statement said. “He described the flight as a successful training flight.”
After the plane took off, it was only through radio contact from the aircraft’s operator that the pilot could be found.
“A man in uniform told us the pilot needed help to get to a hospital in the 바카라사이트town of Krakow, about 100km away,” the statement said. “A helicopter from the pilot’s unit was quickly able to arrive, located the pilot, and they both got on board.” The man who had left his mobile phone on board had died from his injuries two days earlier and had remained unconscious.
The air force said on its official Facebook page that the pilot was taken to hospital with serious injuries, but could not confirm the exact nature of the injuries.