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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An emergency ambulance, a Wales Air Ambulance helicopter and several police cars all attended the scene of the crash, which took place near the village of Felingwm Isaf.
AN air ambulance helicopter landed in an area of Flamingo Land after an incident believed to involve a child in a swimming pool.
An air ambulance helicopter landed on the car park off Balls Road East and the child was flown to hospital.
A busy Moray road was closed when an ambulance helicopter was scrambled to deal with a medical emergency.
"A fire crew from Gorseinon was sent to the scene and assisted the ambulance service with first aid and were involved in clearing the area to make way for an air ambulance helicopter to land."
Thompson said: "We had winds upwards of 45mph and there were clouds from 900ft which meant the air ambulance helicopter couldn't fly.
London's Air Ambulance helicopter landed as medics rushed to help the cyclist
Police and paramedics, as well as the air ambulance helicopter, were called to help the 38-yearold woman in Wardroper House, Walker, on Sunday.
Police and paramedics, as well as the air ambulance helicopter, were called to help the 38-year-old in Wardroper House, Walker, Newcastle.
RUGBY fans are putting lives at risk by blocking in police and air ambulance helicopter bases near a stadium, it has been claimed.