Fire and Emergency New Zealand and the Northland Rescue Helicopter have teamed up in an effort to provide firefighters with a faster method of arriving at incidents where...
Man pierced by pole saved by CareFlight
CareFlight, an Australian helicopter rescue operator, has reported on an incident it attended in northern Sydney. An 18-year-old man impaled his leg on a pole after falling from a height of three metres. He was working at a construction site in Lane Cove.
CareFlight dispatched its rapid response helicopter to the scene, landing in the field of a nearby school. A specialist doctor and intensive care paramedic provided treatment for more than an hour and a half in order to stabilise the patient whilst Fire and Rescue NSW used specialist cutting equipment to free him from the pole. The scene was also attended by a ground ambulance, into which the man was then loaded. The CareFlight team accompanied him until he arrived at Royal North Shore Hospital, reportedly in a stable condition.
Switzerland-based Pilatus has obtained type certificates from the European Aviation Safety Agency and the US’s Federal Aviation Administration for its newest aircraft, the...
Wiltshire Air Ambulance has shared the news that its newest recruit – a female pilot bear mascot – has been in demand attending fundraising events across the county.
The Wales Air Ambulance Charity has permanently relocated its paediatric and neonatal operation to a new base in Cardiff.
The new plane will perform medical transportation flights throughout North America, South America and Central America.