State Health Secretary Amit Negi said that a proposal was sent to the Center under the National Health Mission for air ambulances in the state.
The MICU has been installed on-board ALH Mk-III from INAS 323 at INS Hansa by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
Besides flying to several domestic airports, the facility handled flights to international destinations in Germany, UAE, Switzerland, Nepal and Bangladesh.
The plane carrying a total of five people, including a patient and a doctor, had belly-landed under full emergency protocols at the Mumbai airport on the night of May 6 without any fatal casualties.
Foam carpet is created on the runway by spreading foam using fire extinguishers so that the plane does not catch fire during an emergency landing.