Air medical transport company Med-Trans Corporation has opened a new AeroCare medical helicopter base in Plainview, Texas
EAA flies Barcelona attack victim home
Luxembourg Air Rescue reports that on 11 September, one of its plane crews repatriated a victim of the Barcelona terror attack. The Belgian citizen was hit by the attacker’s van and sustained serious injuries. Her condition dictated that she could only be flown to her home country with intensive care treatment en route. She was therefore taken to a Belgian hospital by Luxembourg Air Rescue onboard a fully equipped air ambulance plane.
Previously, Luxembourg Air Rescue transported a young French couple, who had received multiple traumatic injuries in the attack, back to France on 24 August.
Luxembourg Air Rescue highlighted that it has previous experience with airlifting the victims of terrorist attacks. In June 2015, the organisation repatriated several tourists following the attack in Tunisia.
The Office of the Secretary of Defense has named Davis-Monthan Air Force Base the top base in the Air Force for the second time in six years
Swiss air ambulance operator Air Zermatt has celebrated its 50th year of operation with the delivery of a brand new Bell 429 helicopter.
Safran Helicopter Engines has announced that it has made two senior management appointments.
A firefighter from Bernalillo County Fire Department, US, helped to save two hikes and their incapacitated dog using his own personal drone.