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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It recommended a traffic alerting warning system - as carried on large passenger aircraft - be fitted to both air ambulance helicopters and Ministry of defence aircraft.
THE crew is being trained for Coventry and Warwickshire's new air ambulance helicopter - even though there is only enough cash to run the service for a month.
A Yorkshire Air Ambulance helicopter was later dispatched to the scene because the woman, who regained consciousness, was complaining of numbness in her legs.
Paramedics and the pilot of the current Welsh ambulance helicopter will fly from Swansea's Fairwood Airport to St David's Park Hotel in Ewloe.
PARTY TIME: Checking out the County Air Ambulance helicopter are (from left) fundraising development manager Paul Weir, Diana Hawkes and pupils Damion Smith and Julia Blyth (above) and (left) pupils Brian Cope and Leanne Maughan meet the police dogs with police officers Mick Wheeler (left) and Ian Head
The Yorkshire Air Ambulance helicopter and a James Bond helicopter will also visit.
The air ambulance helicopter and two ambulances were called to the scene and a stretch of the road was closed.
Two ambulances, a rapid response vehicle and the County Air Ambulance helicopter from nearby Cosford RAF base were scrambled to the scene.
released The driver is carried by paramedics and firemen to the waiting air ambulance helicopter
Pam was launching the event at the Angel of the North - with a Great North Air Ambulance helicopter flying overhead.
I hope people will take the opportunity to come along and have a look at the County Air Ambulance helicopter at close quarters.
The County Air Ambulance helicopter was scrambled from its base at RAF Cosford, near Wolverhampton, to ferry the child to Birmingham Children's Hospital A West Midlands Police spokesman said a Skoda being driven along Lister Road, Dudley, towards Buffery Road collided with the boy just after midday on Saturday.