Hiker rescued by helicopter with health problems in El Sauzal

2020/08/12 10:03:04 Written by Canarian Weekly Tenerife

An emergency helicopter was needed yesterday, to rescue a 50 year old man suffering from health problems while hiking in El Sauzal, in the north of Tenerife.

Emergency services received an alert at 1.45pm saying the man had passed out and had breathing problems when he was on the Las Breñas trail.

The GES helicopter travelled to the area and after rescuing him, flew straight to the Tenerife North Airport, where an SUC ambulance was waiting to take him to a hospital for further treatment.