Figure 3-6. Poleless, nonrigid litter.
Three adjustable restraining straps with buckles.
b. Dimensions. The litter is about 78 inches in length and about 26 inches
wide. The litter weights about 3.5 pounds.
STOKES METAL LITTER
The Stokes metal litter (figure 3-7) affords maximum security for the casualty
when the litter must be tilted during evacuation. The litter is used to hoist a casualty
with spinal injury to a hovering helicopter that cannot land. This procedure is
discussed in Lesson 5.
Figure 3-7. Stokes metal litter.