In Portugal is Saturday, a rescue helicopter crashed. The four occupants were killed.
The helicopter was on Saturday reported missing. After a long search involving some two hundred emergency workers were involved, was the device Saturday found in the mountains near Couce, near Porto.
The two pilots, a doctor and a nurse came to life. About the cause of the crash is still not known. Supposedly the device in bad weather too.
The helicopter, an Agusta A109S, returned to his base in Macedo de Cavaleiros, in the northeast of Portugal, after a 76-year-old woman with heart problems was transported to a hospital in Porto. On the way back to the base fell around half past seven the radio away.
According to the Portuguese mobile intensive care unit is the first serious helikopterongeval since the first heli’s in 1997 in service were taken.