It is not unusual for us to receive several flight requests for so called Medevacs (Medical Evacuation Flights) following the weekend. I sort and prioritize the requests according to urgency and try to put together as efficient a flight program as possible for the next day.
The young man is the youngest son of the witch doctor in the village on Madagascar. His father had wanted to pass on his entire “power” to him and install him as his successor, but in the meantime, the son become a Christian and rejected this “inheritance”.
A Sunday school class in Switzerland presented us with money for needy children in Papua. We asked Enius, who runs a children's home with his wife, what they needed most - good educational toys to help them learn.
Recently, there was a medical evacuation of a lady who was very sick just up the valley in Papua, Indonesia. Usually the weather in the afternoons is challenging, but we were able to carry out this flight.