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by fgb
Fri Jan 17, 2020 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FD uses ladder to extract pax from upper deck of a380 on med divert.
Replies: 9
Views: 2579

Re: FD uses ladder to extract pax from upper deck of a380 on med divert.

Addendum to last, a straight stick (no platform) wouldn't be much harder, providers enter off the ladder then the operator could raise it a bit and use a stokes basket and ropes off the ladder to lower the patient and an attendant (like a crane). Raise and retract the ladder a bit (moves basket away...

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by fgb
Fri Jan 17, 2020 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FD uses ladder to extract pax from upper deck of a380 on med divert.
Replies: 9
Views: 2579

Re: FD uses ladder to extract pax from upper deck of a380 on med divert.

From the picture, the truck used was indeed a tower ladder/aerial platform. The US fire service has as much jargon as anyone else, so there are different names for it and any number of variations on a theme from place to place! In any case, prior posters are correct on the methodology, the platform ...

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