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MOSCOW, July 17 (Itar-Tass) - The Russian ministry for emergency situations (EMERCOM) has sent a plane to Vienna to airlift a Russian citizen back home for treatment, EMERCOM spokeswoman Irina Rosius told Itar-Tass.
The man from the Russian city of Cherepovets developed acute infarction while on vacation in Austria. He was hospitalized, but a decision has been made to transport the sick man back to Russia, the spokeswoman said.
The AN-148 equipped with special medical modules has left for Vienna from Ramenskoye airport at 10.00 am Wednesday. Six doctors from Tsentrospas ( Rescue Center) and the All- Russian Center for Disaster Medicine are on board, she said.
The 60-year-old man will be brought to a hospital under the Cherepovets metal production plant.