Six Military Interventions in French Polynesia

August 20, 2019 (Google Translation) – From August 5th to 9th, the Armed Forces in French Polynesia had a particularly busy week. Indeed, they carried out no less than 5 medical evacuations and were also involved in a search mission for a lost hiker. On August 6, the Dauphin helicopter from the Flotilla 35F detachment was engaged for medical evacuation on Bora Bora Island, 250 km from Tahiti. The mission made it possible to repatriate a person suffering a stroke as soon as possible. On August 7, a similar mission…

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French Navy Helicopter Assists Tahitian Firefighting Efforts

Google Translation On Monday, August 6, 2018, around 10:00 am, a bushfire broke out on the heights of the Vaipahi water gardens in Papeari, on the island of Tahiti. After an initial investigation by the fire brigade on site and in view of the difficulties of access to the area, the Directorate of Civil Protection engages the Dauphin N3 + helicopter from the 35F flotilla detachment.

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