Gujarat floods: IAF Cheetah helicopter rescues kidney patient

Updated: 29 Jul 2017 11:50 PM

Gandhinagar (Gujarat) [India], July 29 (ANI): A kidney patient in critical condition, desperately needing to undergo Dialysis for his life to be saved, was evacuated at the Abiyana village in Santhalpur Taluka of Patan District in Gujarat by an IAF Cheetah helicopter.

This happened after a request was received at the Gandhinagar headquarters.

On arriving overhead the site, the pilot - Wing Commander Gautam Narain - saw the patient on top of the roof of a house completely marooned amidst flood waters on all sides.

The patient was then flown to District Headquarters Patan where he was duly handed over to Civil Administration officials waiting with an ambulance at the Patan University Helipad. (ANI)

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