Rodolfo Suárez, Alfredo Cornejo, and Marcelino Iglesias were important ministers in the provincial government of the Humberto Noti Hospital Where an unprecedented development simulation Aircraft in which the Civil Defense participated, ambulances from the Coordinated Emergency Service, firefighters and the governorate aviation, which contributed to helicopters AS 350 (B3) and EC145 (Sanitary).
he simulation It has been carried out in the new area suitable for the landing of helicopters (helicopter) in Guaymallén, located in the East Access Park, at the height of Sarmiento Street, behind Humberto Noti Hospital.
This is an essential and unprecedented event for Mendoza, as the point will be enabled for all residents and visitors of the province who need emergency healthcare. This required significant recovery and adaptation work, which the municipality undertook with its own resources.
It is important to note that the property posed a series of problems that prompted at that time to transfer it because it did not guarantee certain operating and security conditions. Among them, unrestricted access for pedestrians and vehicles whose use has been disrupted; the surface of the Earth, which caused dust to rise during landing and take-off, which in turn caused mechanical damage to rescue teams and aircraft; and difficulty in day and night operations due to lack of visual cues.
Based on the guidelines and recommendations of the Mendoza Police Flying Corps, the intervention included the construction of a perimeter fence (300 metres), with electro-welded and kiln-painted mesh; a main access gate (located in front of the hospital) and a secondary emergency gate; covered with spherical stone on the slope of Avenida de Acceso Este (1800 sqm); Concrete entrance for ambulances. the vehicle reaches a restraining cordon for final approach and takeoff; and asphalting and concreting of the ground (3500m2), suitable for the landing of medium and large aircraft and for the transit of the Guayamalin Fire Department tanker truck and light vehicles.
In addition, a visual aid system is in place for day and night maneuvers with demarcation paint (outer edges, “H” for the proper helicopter landing area and “+” for the hospital area), sleeve windage indicator light, 12 green ground beacons that indicate the final approach area , 4 surface reflectors so that the ship’s captain can have a greater sense of depth when contacting the ground and electrical installations (wiring, driving and protection).