Dubai police’s Air Wing rescues of a French family stranded in the desert

The Dubai police’s Air Wing recently came to the rescue of a French family of six whose vehicle got stuck in Al Faqaa area of Sharjah, UAE

Brigadier pilot Abdullah Humaid Abdullah Al Shehi of the Air Wing at the Dubai Police command and control centre, told Gulf News on Wednesday July 3 the air wing was recently involved in two operations involving people on off-road trips.

The first rescue operation took place when the Air Wing received a call from Sharjah Police about the stranded family.

A team from the Air Wing searched the area until they found the family far from the main road. They had a cellphone but no communication device with a map on which may have helped them in such a situation, he said.