Bundeswehr flies at Covid-19 ill Italians to Germany
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Due to the dramatic plight of the North Italian hospitals in the Corona-crisis brings the air force patients for treatment to Germany. The Airbus A310 MedEvac, the flying intensive care unit of the armed forces, on Saturday flew from Cologne to Bergamo, to bring six seriously ill Italians to the intensive treatment to the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. The machine was launched at noon from the Italian city of from in the direction of Cologne, said a spokesman for the air force, the German press Agency. Reuters/Kevin Schrief/air force/dpa Because of the dramatic plight of the North Italian hospitals in the Coronavirus-crisis flies in the air force patients to Germany.
"In times of greatest Need, it is, of course, that we could have our friends to the side stehen", defence Minister Annegret Kramp-karrenbauer (CDU) said to the use. "Therefore, we pick up with our flying station of the air force, the intense are now sick from Italy Severely for treatment to Germany. This is an important sign of solidarity. Europe needs to stick together."
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