Luqa Airport

AFM – Medevac from cruise liner MEIN SCHIFF 5 – 22.12.2020

On Tuesday 22nd December around 1315 hrs the cruise liner MEIN SCHIFF 5 which currently is anchored 18 miles North East of Luqa Airport requested a helicopter for Medical Evacuation after the chief engineer hit his head and was unconscious. Arrangements were done and the Armed Forces of Malta (AFM) AgustaWestland AW139M helicopter serial AS1630 …

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Emergency Vehicles – Former RAF Land Rover Series IIa Ambulance at Malta

When the British Forces withdrew from Malta in 1979 two Land Rover Series II ambulances were passed from the Royal Air Force to the Civil Aviation Department at Luqa Airport. All airport vehicles beared the word AVJAZZJONI CIVILI (Civil Aviation in Maltese Language). Land Rover Series IIA Ambulance with RAF registration number 93AA15 was passed …

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