As coalition forces pulled out of Camp Bastion, Afghanistan, on 26 October, the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) reflected on the work carried out by its medics in support of troops.
Many oil rigs and gas platforms are far from shore and transporting workers and equipment by air or sea over these distances carries inherent risks. Taissa Csáky looks at some recent developments in the provision of civilian SAR in this challenging setting
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On 8 October, Queensland Government Air personnel attended to an incident on Mount Cook, as senior pilot Mark Hempton reports
The Massachusetts State Police were able to locate and retrieve a woman who had become lost while hiking in Western Massachusetts on 10 October, with the use of a police helicopter and its thermal imaging camera.
Private aviation company Wheels Up has announced its relationship with Corporate Angel Network (CAN), a not-for-profit organisation that arranges free transportation for cancer patients and their families travelling to and from life-saving treatment centres by utilising unoccupied seats on corporate aircraft
LifeTeam, a critical care ground and air transport company, has announced a new partnership with St Catherine Hospital in Kansas to begin operations of a new air medical transport base, wherein LifeTeam will provide a King Air C90 turboprop based at the nearby Garden City Airport
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) announced in October that it has awarded a new contract to Cobham SAR Services Pty Ltd.
On 19 October, the US Coast Guard Station at Port Aransas, Texas, received a call from a woman who had been sailing with her boyfriend, letting them know that he had entered the water to retrieve the vessel’s detached front bow hatch cover and drifted away.