Home Accidents Elderly couple hoisted to safety by air force helicopter

Elderly couple hoisted to safety by air force helicopter

Gauteng: At 10H04 Saturday morning Netcare 911 along with multiple other emergency services responded to flooding at Loch Vaal in Vanderbijlpark.

Elderly couple hoisted

Reports indicate that localised flooding had occurred after heavy rains over recent days.

Elderly couple hoisted

Emergency workers were unable to successfully move an elderly couple who had become stranded at there home.

Elderly couple hoisted

A South African Air Force Oryx helicopter was activated to hoist the couple to dry land where they were found to have sustained no injuries.


Shawn Herbst
Netcare 911 Media
Netcare Limited
3rd Floor
Lincoln on the Lake
2 The High Street
Umhlanga Rocks

Durban
4320

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