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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Contract award notice: Development of project and estimate documentation consisting in the reconstruction and extension of the helicopter hems medical helicopter base in bialystok.
Hamilton, 33, was due to test yesteday, but the track was closed for much of the morning with the medical helicopter unable to fly in the torrid conditions.
Snow delayed the start of the third day as meant the medical helicopter was unable to fly.
Snow hit the third day of Formula One's pre-season testing on Wednesday, with no cars on track for the first two hours while the medical helicopter remained grounded in near-freezing temperatures.
WKYT reported out of Kentucky on June 23 about an intruder who got himself shot with a shotgun and airlifted by a medical helicopter.
The weather in Shanghai was fine for racing after fog grounded the medical helicopter for most of Friday, causing second practice to be cancelled.
Caption: AIR BORN -- A 28-year-old woman gave birth Sunday to these triplets aboard a medical helicopter.
Fellow racing doctor Fred MacSorley said his colleague's Delta Seven call sign pager was deactivated by the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service on Tuesday and should be inherited by a medical helicopter.
Kerry was transported via medical helicopter to a hospital in Geneva, where he is being examined, spokesman John Kirby said.
Gryphes technology solutions are in use on over 100 medical facilities including hospitals, medical center and medical helicopter services.
According to the Mirror, the session had been halted because of problems with the medical helicopter.
ALL of yesterday's scheduled Japanese Grand Prix practices at Motegi were cancelled due to fog preventing the medical helicopter from flying, writes Adam Scriven.