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MEDEVAC

An expression used to request ATS (air traffic services) priority handling for a medical evacuation flight based on a medical emergency in the air transportation of patients, organ donors, organs, or other urgently needed life-saving medical material. The pilot uses this expression in flight plans and in radiotelephone communications if he or she determines that a priority is required.
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The latest vaccine produced by the company is Medivac AI to prevent the spread of bird flu.
A young Army officer stood on their front porch in the middle of the afternoon saying he regretted to inform them that their 22-year-old son, Army medic Michael Diraimondo, was one of nine people - four soldiers and five patients - killed when their Black Hawk Medivac helicopter was shot down near Al Fallujah, Iraq.
But when the medivac took the second gentlemen out, I knew the enemy knew of our position.
Two days after the devastating waves, two Medivac planes arrived from New Zealand, one to airlift the seriously injured infant to Auckland's Starship Hospital and the other with much needed supplies.
The running account of Durant's captivity is interrupted with flashbacks to his earlier life, his training, his tour of duty as a medivac pilot in Korea, and to other times and other places.
As well as the suicides on July 1, 3 and 6, four women and girls aged 14 to 22 attempted suicide and had to be taken out by medivac to hospital for a psychological assessment.
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In the past, rural patients who needed immediate treatment had to travel to the nearest health center, about 200 miles away, via Medivac aircraft.
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The pilot contacted Medivac, Qantas' medical adviser, after the aircraft hit the turbulence but was instructed to continue the flight to Sydney given the minor nature of the injuries, she said.
Bobik says that most of them are hired by such facilities, so Brevard Community College now has graduates working in intensive care, trauma centers and on medivac helicopters.