air ambulance

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A helicopter, or, less commonly, a fixed wing aircraft, used to evacuate a person who requires immediate medical attention that cannot be provided on site

air ambulance

Emergency medicine A helicopter or, less commonly, a fixed wing aircraft, used to evacuate a person who requires immediate medical attention that cannot be provided at his/her current location
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Now, even though he is a multi-millionaire, he has the blatant audacity to consider a new role as an air ambulance helicopter pilot, thereby depriving some other would-be pilot of a job.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Two persons were killed in an ambulance helicopter crash in central Norway, the Norwegian-language newspaper Aftenposten reported on its website on Tuesday.
Summary: Lt-General Shaikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, has inspected the first civil air ambulance helicopter for emergency rescue operations from onshore and offshore oilfields and facilities in Abu Dhabi.
One person tweeted: "Air Ambulance helicopter on Dubai-bound Sheikh Zayed Road just before #Dubai marina.
After Crick was attended to by paramedics, the East Anglian Air Ambulance helicopter was called to the Newmarket auction site, but on being seen by a neurologist it was decided he could make the journey by road.
An ambulance helicopter was initially called, but the man was taken to hospital by road.
Jim, 54, is living in the United Arab Emirates where his experience as a former police and ambulance helicopter paramedic is in demand.
The Wales Air Ambulance helicopter was called to the B4417 in Pistyll, near Pwllheli, at 10.
Health officials said that Padak, who was conscious and taken to a hospital in Van by an ambulance helicopter, was suffering only from dehydration, and he did not suffer any trauma.
Rescuers from the local coastguard worked to clear enough space in the crowd for the air ambulance helicopter to land.
A pi lot f rom an ai r ambulance helicopter ran to the wreckage and turned off the fuel l ine wit h the 58-year-old pilot trapped.
The expansion of air ambulance helicopter such as at the service being launched is crucial in reaching remote communities that live within long distance from health facilities.