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Since Friday, Air Zermatt is on standby with a rescue team 24 hours a day at the base in Gampel. In case of an emergency call, helicopter, pilot, paramedics and the emergency doctor are ready for action even faster day and night. This measure shortens the start of a rescue team at night by up to 20 minutes.
An Air Zermatt rescue crew evacuated two alpinists on the Matterhorn over the weekend under extremely difficult wind conditions. The two climbers were blocked on the Solvay Hut. "This was one of my most difficult rescues," said pilot Robi Andenmatten.
On Wednesday, representatives of Air Zermatt and Ski Valais met in Zermatt to seal a new collaboration. The aim of this partnership is to promote Valais skiing talent. At the same time, the young skiers are to be made aware of the professions of Air Zermatt as well as mountain rescue.
Our paramedics Menno Boermans and Tobias Laner recently successfully achieved the internationally recognized Certified Flight Paramedic FP-C & Certified Critical Care Paramedic certification.
117 helicopter rescues and 65 ambulance missions: The balance of Air Zermatt's rescue missions over the festive season is impressive. The rescue teams were in continuous operation between December 24, 2021 and January 3, 2022. In order to cope with the high number of rescues, Air Zermatt has up to five rescue machines in operation at the same time.