An Emergency Ministry’s Sukhoi Superjet 100 has carried out a medical evacuation of 4 seriously ill people, including three children, from the city of Rostov-on-Don to Saint Petersburg and Moscow. All of them are in need of highly qualified and high-tech medical aid.
The flying hospital is rigged with modern equipment and special medical modules, ventilators and cardiac monitors allowing providing medical care aboard.
During the flight the patients were accompanied by medical specialists of the Emergency Ministry’s State Central Airmobile Rescue Team (Tsentrospas) and the Healthcare Ministry’s All-Russian Disaster Medicine Center Zashchita, as well as a psychologist of the Emergency Ministry’s Center for Emergency Psychological Aid.
Three of the patients, including two children, were taken to the V.A. Almazov National Medical Research Center in Saint Petersburg, while another of the children was transported to the A.N. Bakulev National Medical Research Center for Cardiovascular Surgery in Moscow.