Friday, February 26, 2016
Lakewood paramedic saves elderly woman's life on EL AL flight
Mitzva goreres mitzva, Israeli website kikar shabbat reports, Veteran Lakewood Hatzolah member Simcha Shain, and Mrs. Jenine Shwekey of the special childrens center were returning from the Israel trip that brought a Lakewood boy with special needs to Israel. Mrs. shwekey noticed an elderly woman sitting next to her was experiencing shortness of breath and heart problems. She immediately called on Simcha who administered first aid and stabilized the woman with oxygen until help arrived when the flight landed in NY. The pilot announced to the passengers they literally saved the woman's life.