The Role of Air Transportation in Disaster Relief

  • G. Hossli
  • C. Bühler
Conference paper


For relief and rescue missions which have to be executed speedily, over considerable distances, or in trackless or impassable areas, aircraft are the most suitable means of transport. For catastrophes the most appropriate types are either the fixed-wing aircraft, covering considerable distances, up to the edge of the disaster area, or the rescue helicopter, which can cover from the edge into the interior of the disaster area (Fig. 1).


Emergency Physician Disaster Relief Disaster Area Rescue Mission Advance Team 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Hossli
  • C. Bühler

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations