Another medical evacuation in Nicaragua! This two day old infant had respiratory difficulties and fluid mixed with blood in her lungs. She was flown directly to ICU and needs your prayers! Thanks to pilots Artur Karst and Dustin Holliday for navigating the stormy weather to get this baby to a higher level of medical care. [...]
Update - 12/22/2016 This is the second medevac flight in as many days for AWA pilot Artur in Nicaragua! A young boy with acute appendicitis and a one day old newborn with pneumonia. We are thrilled to be able to resume the flight operations to provide emergency medical care to the isolated villages in the [...]
Baby Medevac A 9 day old baby girl in the airplane with neonatal sepsis. She needs Neonatal ICU and that is in Puerto Cabezas. They drove her from Rosita to the nearest airport, Bonanza, where I got her around 8 AM this morning. A busy Sabbath morning!
In the north east corner of Nicaragua, Adventist World Aviation has an aviation mission base strategically placed to help the local Miskito Indians. This mission base has been operational for 8 years, offering emergency medical transport from remote jungle villages to hospital facilities. These flights very often save the lives of the patients being transported [...]
Typically I enjoy Christmas music—it’s cheerful and fun, but at this moment it was boring a hole in my brain after blaring for hours in the airport terminal. We had found a comfortable place to get a few hours rest during an overnight layover in the Houston airport. However, management clearly had no intention of [...]
We have another exciting and enthusiastic couple to introduce to you--Artur and Margarita Karst. Once they have received their necessary training and raised their funding for deployment, they will be serving as missionaries in Nicaragua. We welcome them both as team members to AWA. Here is their brief story, in their own words: Karst [...]