Air-1 Aids in Vessel in Distress Rescue
Air-1 responded to a vessel in distress outside of the Big Pass channel on the evening of Monday, July 6th.
With the help of the WESCAM MX-10 and it’s infrared capabilities, a clear observation could be made that the vessel had run aground and was being battered by waves. Air-1 provided aerial coverage as two firefighters walked through the surf to the sailboat, leading two adults and two dogs to safety.
Market Application ALE
Platform Bell 407
Sensor Used HDIR
Range (m) 4500
Altitude (ft) 1000
Platform Condition Moving