Bomba flies out Orang Asli woman to get treatment in Gua Musang

GUA MUSANG: The Fire and Rescue Department's air unit conducted a medical evacuation (medevac) to help an elderly Orang Asli woman from Kampung Tapai, Pos Hau, to get treatment at the Gua Musang Hospital on Saturday (June 3).

According to its northern region air base public relations officer, Assistant Fire Superintendent Muhammad Akmaluddin Said, the patient, Taran Alig, 70, was accompanied by her daughter, Ruzita Alang, 43, on board an Agusta Westland AW139 helicopter which departed from Penang at 10.25am.

"The patient had asthma, fever and persistent cough for two days and could not walk or sit up.

"The patient was flown to the Gua Musang Fire and Rescue Station at 11.56am and handed over to the Health Ministry staff for further action," he said in a statement on Sunday (June 4). – Bernama

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