Drones extremely useful for Iceland's SAR teams

Rescue teams at work.

Rescue teams at work. Photo/ Mbl.is

Ólafur Jón Jónsson who works as a volunteer for the Scout rescue team in Reykjavik says that heat cameras will be of great importance in the future. 

Last week, a couple of tourists were

rescued from a mountain in Siglufjörður

with the help of a drone. Jónsson adds that searching beaches is much more productive using drones. Drones have been used for rescues in Mount Esja and for numerous rescue practices. 


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