OPERATION HERRICK: BRITISH FORCES IN AFGHANISTAN 2006 - 2007
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A Medical Emergency Response Team, comprising a doctor, specialist nurse and two air paramedics, work to stabilise a casualty on board an RAF Chinook helicopter during a flight from the Sangin area to Camp Bastion Field Hospital, Helmand, Afghanistan. The Chinook, escorted by Apache helicopters of No 664 Squadron Army Air Corps, had been called out to evacuate battle casualties sustained during Operation SILVER, a multi-national offensive to clear the Taliban from the town of Sangin.