air ambulance

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air ambulance

A specially equipped aircraft that can attend patients; take them from remote places to hospitals; transfer them between hospitals; and in some cases, attend accident scenes that are not easily accessible.
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Birds of prey, paintballing and the air ambulance helicopter are just a few of the attractions at this weekend's Otterburn Festival.
The service uses the world's fastest air ambulance helicopter, an Augusta 109E power helicopter, and has flown over 300 missions since it was launched to cover Coventry, Warwickshire and Northamptonshire.
Emergency services were on the scene in minutes and one of the men was airlifted to the Countess of Chester Hospital by air ambulance helicopter while the other was taken by ambulance.
They will bring in up to pounds 250,000 for the life-saving Yorkshire Air Ambulance helicopter and Huddersfield Town's Academy.
Shortly after 9am West Midlands Ambulance Service sent a rapid response vehicle, an ambulance and the County Air Ambulance helicopter.
Deeside College lecturer Vic Walsh takes a seat in the Air Ambulance helicopter his engineering students have built Picture: STACEY ROBERTS
A great North Air Ambulance helicopter and an RAF trainer narrowly missed colliding over the North York Moors, it was revealed today.
The Air Ambulance helicopter itself could be one of the main exhibits at the festival, depending on the emergency calls it has to handle over the weekend.
A patient was on board the air ambulance helicopter after it had left Lampeter.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said an ambulance, the County Air Ambulance helicopter and an officer were sent to the incident.
By 1994, sufficient funds had been generated by the charity, enabling it to purchase the first air ambulance helicopter in the North of England.
The serving soldier, a man in his mid-20s, was taken to by the Welsh Air Ambulance helicopter to Morriston Hospital, Swansea, where his condition was last night described as ``stable''.