Source: Murray Ledger And Times, 09-Apr-13
Most people in western Kentucky know PHI Air Medical through the familiar yellow and black helicopters that take sick and injured people to hospitals (see full story).
Source: PHI Inc, 18-Mar-13
PHI, Inc. (“PHI”) (The Nasdaq Global Market: PHII (voting) PHIIK (non-voting)) today reported financial results for the year ended December 31, 2012. Consolidated operating revenues for the year ended December 31, 2012 increased $107.1 million over the year ended December 31, 2011. Our Oil and Gas medium and heavy aircraft flight hours and revenues increased [...]
Source: St. Vincent Health, 28-Jan-13
St. Vincent Health officials have announced plans to expand access to its air medical program with the opening of a new air medical base of operations to be located at Rush Memorial Hospital in Rushville. The new StatFlight base, scheduled to open in late spring 2013, will place a new state-of-the-art helicopter, a Bell 407, [...]
Source: HeliHub.com, 25-Nov-12
AirCare 4 in Virginia – based Front Royal-Warren County Airport – have recently changed helicopter type. Operator PHI Medical has swapped out the Eurocopter EC135 they had previously used and repplaced it with a Bell 407. PHI spokeman Glenn Deaton is quoted in local media saying it was “purely a business development decision to move [...]
Source: NewsLeader, 11-Oct-12
A fixed-wing flight instructor and his student were flying in the wrong traffic pattern before being hit by a PHI Air Medical EC135 near Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport. The certificated commercial pilot and passenger on board the airplane were fatally injured. The families of the two victims have filed a $120 million lawsuit against PHI [...]
Source: Beaumont Health System, 15-Aug-12
With an expanded organ transplant program and an increase in patients from outside Southeast Michigan, Beaumont Health System is taking to the skies with a new air medical transportation service, Beaumont One. The twin-engine EC135helicopter will transport patients within Michigan and northern Ohio. The service was launched Aug. 13. Beaumont is contracting with PHI Air [...]
Damaged skid and had to make emergency landing on mattresses to minimise damage
Bird strike at 12,000 ft amsl. Pilot elected to abort and return to base. Alternate aircraft sent to carry out patient transfer
Source: Atlantic Health System, 11-Apr-12
Atlantic Ambulance Corporation, a subsidiary of Atlantic Health System, the parent company of Morristown, Overlook and Newton Medical Centers and Goryeb Children’s Hospital, this week launched its third medevac helicopter into the skies above northern New Jersey. The new chopper, Atlantic Air Three, will provide service primarily to the residents of Sussex and Passaic Counties. [...]
Source: PHi, 14-Mar-12
PHI, Inc. (“PHI”) (the nasdaq global market:PHII (voting) PHIIK (non-voting)) today reported financial results for the year ended December 31, 2011. Oil and Gas operating revenues increased $10.0 million, related primarily to increased heavy aircraft flight hours and revenues. This increase was offset in part by a decrease in revenues for light and medium aircraft. [...]
Source: N V Daily, 22-Feb-12
Eight months after the parents of two men who died in an aircraft crash in December 2010 filed suit against the pilot and owner of the AirCare 5 medical helicopter that their plane collided a trial date has not been set. (see full story) See also the HeliHub.com page for this accident – 31-Dec-10 N385PH [...]
Source: St. Joseph, 13-Jan-12
St. Joseph Health System is eager to announce two major initiatives to improve emergency and trauma medical care in the region. The first is a new affiliation with PHI Air Medical. St. Joseph AirMedical PHI has been our area’s air ambulance provider for more than six years. St. Joseph Health System, established 75 years ago, [...]
AirCare helicopter suffered bird strike and landed safely despite a hole in the wind shield. Pilot to hospital. On board burns victim patient onward to hospital by land ambulance
Source: Sagem Avionics, 15-Oct-11
Sagem Avionics (Safran group) today announced that PHI, Inc. has selected it’s AGS for their fleet of helicopters. The AGS is a comprehensive flight operations monitoring system for Flight Operations Quality Assurance (FOQA) applications, processing and analyzing all available data from aircraft recorders and producing user-configurable, customized reports. The Sagem Avionics AGS will replace the existing PHI system and offers the [...]
While in cruise flight at 11,500?MSL from Grand Junction, CO to Gunnison, CO, the transmission warning light illuminated. The pilot also observed a decrease in pressure on the transmission oil pressure gauge. The helicopter landed safely without incident in a field, was immediately taken out of service and secured.
Children’s Medical Center in Dallas is adding a Sikorsky S76C++ The article about this new helicopter states that it adds to an existing smaller helicopter, but research by the HeliHub.com team finds they currently operate an S76B registration N615D
Bird strike, returned to base. After thorough inspection of the helicopter no significant damage was found and it was returned to service.
Source: Courier Gazette, 24-Aug-11
Profile article on the PHI Air Medical base at McKinney TX is featured here. The base operates a Eurocopter EC135P2+, registered N325PH
EMS helicopter had technical issue onsite on freeway and blocked road for three hours
Source: Surf Muhlenberg, 18-Apr-11
PHI Air Medical announced a community-wide effort to educate and raise public awareness for alcohol abuse and drunk driving as a part of Alcohol Awareness month. The campaign is called, “You Drink. You Drive. We Fly.”
HeliHub.com page for this accident is at 31-Dec-10 N385PH Eurocopter EC135 Weyers Cave, US-Virginia
A medevac helicopter en route to a Caroll County hospital made an emergency landing in Reisterstown Thursday night, Baltimore County police said.
Mid-air collision with Cessna 172 N2876L in which two people died. Helicopter landed safely. No patient on boad. Crew listed as pilot Paul Weve, co-pilot and nurse Joseph Root and flight nurse Carolyn Booke.
Source: Cape May County Herald, 06-Dec-10
The new MedEvac EC135 is a joint venture between Cooper University Trauma Center and Atlantic Air Ambulance. The helicopter is based at the Millville Municipal Airport
Source: Zoll, 19-Nov-10
First Major North American Installation of New Ultra-Rugged Defibrillator/Monitor Designed With Unmatched Capabilities for Air Medical Operations ZOLL Medical Corporation (NasdaqGS: ZOLL), a manufacturer of medical devices and related software solutions, announced today that PHI Air Medical of Phoenix, Arizona, a business unit of PHI, Inc. (Nasdaq GM: PHIIK), is the first major installation for [...]
Source: WIBC, 10-Oct-10
PHI Air Medical of Indiana says it has already been recognized for its safety practices, including Night Vision technology, Traffic Collision Avoidance Systems and extensive pilot and crew training.
Source: St.Vincent Health, 13-Aug-10
August 12, 2010 INDIANAPOLIS – Today, St.Vincent Health officials announced a new integration agreement with PHI Air Medical. The agreement enhances the hospital system’s ONE Call Transfer service and creates a new critical care transport brand – St.Vincent StatFlight. St.Vincent StatFlight has four air ambulances and bases located in Anderson, Danville, North Vernon and West [...]
PHI Air Medical cited the poor economy as its reason for last week’s closure. Former PHI paramedic Fernando Medina said some 13 employees at the base were notified that they were out of jobs.
Source: The Pasadena Citizen, 28-May-10
PHI Air Medical announced a community wide educational campaign to elevate the awareness of strokes. PHI is conducting a broad based outreach campaign, called Every Stroke Counts, to help people in our community understand the signs to look for and the importance of calling 9-1-1 immediately.
Source: ARINC, 02-Feb-10
ARINC Incorporated has completed a major digital enhancement of the nine-state flight operations radio network of Phoenix-based PHI Air Medical Group. PHI Air Medical is one of the country’s leading providers of emergency helicopter transport for hospitals and public safety agencies. ARINC deployed new digital command consoles and custom software at four PHI Air Medical [...]
Source: Ashbury Park Press, 21-Dec-09
The agreement was signed between the Monmouth-Ocean Hospital Service Corp. and the Dallas-based Med-Trans Corporation, said Vincent Robbins, chief executive officer of MONOC.
Source: WLFI, 15-Dec-09
The new Saint Elizabeth East is one step closer to opening its doors after a successful test landing on the hospital’s new rooftop helipad.
Source: Theda Clark Medical Center, 27-Oct-09
Theda Clark Medical Center has a new helicopter, replacing the current one and will be based at the Medical Center in Neenah.
Source: Morehead News, 27-Aug-09
The air lifting of patients in the Morehead area should get a little more convenient thanks to PHI Air Medical of Kentucky’s acquisition of a 2007 ECI 35 American Eurocopter.
Source: ThedaCare, 23-Jun-09
ThedaCare’s Board of Trustees announced today the Appleton-based integrated health system will lease a $6 million twin-engine Eurocopter E-135 from PHI Inc., a Lafayette, La., company that supplies the pilots and mechanics who work on ThedaStar. The aircraft will replace the current ThedaStar helicopter, which was purchased nearly 10 years ago.
Source: PHi, 26-May-09
Source: Meridian Star, 01-Apr-09
Source: Killeen Daily Herald, 04-Feb-09
5-Jan-09 N401PH Bell B407 , US-Indiana