Military Aviators Survey Damage Caused by Deadly Floods in Germany

German armed forces released footage showing the aftermath of devastating flooding in western Germany on July 16.

This footage was captured by the Buckeburg Army Aviators, the Bundeswehr (the unified armed forces of Germany) said. It shows damage in Mayschoss, and a landslide in nearby Erftstadt-Blessem.

Local officials said several people were missing. Die Welt quoted local officials as saying, “Emergency calls come from the houses, but rescue is often not possible.”

The death toll amid severe flooding in the country rose to 106 on July 16, the paper reported. Approximately 1,300 people remained unaccounted for. Credit: Bundeswehr via Storyful