Video Captures Spinning Helicopter Rescue Of Injured Hiker In Arizona

 
Published on June 5, 2019
Category: News & Politics
Source: Youtube

A routine helicopter rescue turned into a nightmare when the basket carrying an injured woman began spinning wildly in the air. Authorities say a 74-year-old woman had to be rescued by helicopter after getting injured during a hike on a Phoenix mountain. Fire officials say the woman was put in a stretcher-like device that is lifted up from the ground to the helicopter. The video shows the stretcher with the woman spinning rapidly as it nears the helicopter. She was transported to a trauma centre for evaluation and was said to be in a stable condition