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Susan Sullivan, health minister for Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, has rejected calls...

Christine Hines, daughter of Mayo Clinic organ procurement technician David Hines, has filed a lawsuit at Clay County Court, Florida, US, claiming that the organ transplant flight that led to her father’s death should never have taken place....

News media around the world have relayed the images of a Vigili del Fuoco helicopter...

The UK's Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance (WNAA) and sister service...

A helicopter flying to Shands Medical Center in Gainesville, Florida, to collect a...

The Russian Ambassador has thanked the crew of the UK Royal Air Force (RAF) search and rescue (SAR) flight, which included Prince William (known as Flt Lt Wales in the service), for their attempts to rescue the crew of a sinking Russian cargo...

A funeral held for de Ridder at Bay of Islands Airport was attended by more than 1,000 mourners. He was killed along with a Department of Conservation ranger in a helicopter crash on 30 November as they were responding to a call to help...

The 2011 winners of the Cormorant Trophy, which recognises the ‘...

A twin-engine Piper Navajo air ambulance plane owned by Trans North Aviation crashed on 28 November, killing three of the five people onboard. Among the fatalities was the patient, an 80-year-old man who was being flown to the Chicago area.

The UK is to have a new fleet of faster and more modern search and rescue helicopters, the British government has announced. The new service will see search and rescue operations provided by contracted civilian crews, and the government has...

Aircraft manufacturer Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) has requested a review of the...

British royal pilot Flt Lt Wales, as Prince William is known in the UK Royal Air Force, is to be posted to the Falkland Islands for six weeks from next February on a routine deployment as a search and rescue co-pilot, according to an...

Sergeant Janick Gilbert, a Canadian search and rescue (SAR) technician with 424 Transport and Rescue Squadron in Trenton, Ontario, has died after rescuing two boaters from stormy seas outside the Nunavut hamlet of Igloolik.

The Search Committee of the US-based Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS),...

An Mi-8 helicopter from the Archangelsk branch of the Russian Ministry of Emergency...

The US National EMS Pilots Association (NEMSPA) unveiled its ‘Professional Air...

Air Methods Corporation has entered into a preferred provider agreement (PPA)...

The Queensland Police Service has signed a contract with Heliwest of Jandakot, Western...

A paramedic with Norsk Luftamblanse has recently found a cheaper way of conducting training for using ultrasound equipment to locate blood vessels in patients – making his own model. In a video posted online, Nils Petter Ovelands demonstrates how...

A woman slipped and become injured in a spiral staircase in one of the towers at Caernarfon Castle. It was determined to be too dangerous to take her back down for a transfer to hospital by ground ambulance, so a Sea King from RAF Valley was...

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