Helicopter rescue in Frigiliana
The Civil Guard has rescued this Sunday a hiker in the Higuerón river, within the municipality of Frigiliana
At 15:30 hours this Sunday, the emergency unit received a call about an accident warning on the Higuerón River, within the municipality of Frigiliana. A hiker was trapped after suffering a fall and fracturing a leg. The difficulties of the terrain immediately activated the operation of the Mountain Rescue Team of the Civil Guard.
It was the agents of Álora’s body next to the Granada Civil Guard helicopter that intervened in the rescue of the woman. After several maneuvers of complexity, as it transpires from official sources, they managed to evacuate the injured lady from a very confined area of the river bed, carrying out the evacuation in a cycle of the helicopter, being accompanied at all times by a Civil Guard. Montana. The hiker had to be transferred to the Regional Hospital of La Axarquía.