Elderly hiker experiencing suspected heart attack at Amah Rock rescued by helicopter and transported to Eastern District Hospital


27th November 2023 – (Hong Kong)  At 10.53am today, an elderly man, accompanied by a friend, was hiking at Lion Rock when he began to feel unwell, suspecting a heart attack near Amah Rock. The companion immediately alerted authorities for assistance. The fire department promptly responded to the distress call, and during the rescue operation, the government’s air services team deployed a helicopter to the scene. The individual in distress was successfully airlifted and transported to Eastern District Hospital for medical treatment. Remarkably, upon arrival at the hospital, the patient remained conscious.