2-62. AMBULANCE LITTER RACK OPERATION
Assembling Litter Rail Extension.
Turn latch (1) counterclockwise and open stowage compartment door (2).
Loosen and disconnect securing strap (7) and remove folded litter rail extension (6) from stowage
Perform step 3 for M997, M997A1, and M997A2 vehicles. M996
and M996A1 litters are stowed behind right ambulatory patient
Lift tray (3) slightly and push in tray supports (4) to lower tray (3) for access to stowed litters.
Pull left and right rails (8) apart and let legs (13) drop down. Ensure feet (14) are flat on ground.
Lock support braces (15), and adjust straps (16) as necessary.
Unloading Litters from Lower Litter Rack.
When unloading more than two litter patients, lower litter rack
patients must be unloaded first. Injury may result if upper litter
rack patients are unloaded first.
Make sure straps and equipment do not inhibit unloading operations.
Unload litters carefully to prevent patient injury.