An Antonov An-148 plane owned by the Russian Emergency Ministry has successfully conducted a medical evacuation of a seriously-ill baby from Rostov-on-Don to Saint Petersburg. The baby is in urgent need of highly qualified and high-tech medical aid.
The flying hospital is rigged with modern equipment and a special medical module for transporting the newborn, ventilators and cardiac monitors allowing providing medical care aboard.
During the flight the patient was accompanied by medical specialists of Rostov Region Perinatal Center.
In St. Petersburg the baby will be transported to Children’s City Hospital No 1.