Rescue exercise in Erciyes: In the exercise carried out by the search, rescue and track safety teams affiliated to Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality Erciyes AŞ at Erciyes Ski Center, two skiers who were left on the cable car were rescued by a successful operation.
In the exercise performed by the search, rescue and track safety teams affiliated to Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality Erciyes AŞ in Erciyes Ski Center, two skiers who were on the ropeway as per the scenario were rescued by a successful operation.
According to the prepared scenario, the gondola-type ropeway with two people in the Tekir area stopped after a while.
20 rescue team, who received the notification that the cable car stopped, reached the scene in a short time.
The teams that took security measures by determining the area, then reached the nearest pole to the cable car reached.
The skiers, who were pushed down the rope, moved to the ambulances with a sled.
Murat Cahit Cıngı, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Erciyes Inc., Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality, said in a statement he made after the exercise that from time to time we were faced with quite tough, dense fog and extraordinary natural events on Mount Erciyes.
Indicating that the search and rescue teams are constantly on alert against possible incidents, Cıngı said, “The oldest of our facilities is 2 years old. Our facilities where the drill was held became operational 3 months ago. Fortunately, we haven't had any trouble so far. But we are always prepared for any situation, ”he said.