Stars and Stripes stripes.com 18 Dec, 2020 19:00 am

Soldiers spot car accident from the air, land helicopter to aid injured man in Bavaria

Soldiers spot car accident from the air, land helicopter to aid injured man in Bavaria
Five 101st Airborne Division soldiers flying over rural Germany were in the right place at just the right time to help a local man injured in a rollover.

“We landed in a muddy farm field and I ran across that, then across a ditch, then a road,” Stork said.” Fortunately, the man spoke “pretty good English,” Stork said, “because my German is broken.“He was in pretty good shape (considering what happened),” Stork said.“As we were getting him on the spine board, the victim got his phone and called his family,” Stork said.

Soldiers spot car accident from the air, land helicopter to aid injured man in Bavaria U.The crew landed in a field to provide medical aid to a car accident victim while on the way back from a training mission, Dec.

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