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Life Force One Has New Base In Tennessee

Life Force One Has New Base In Tennessee

Life Force One was officially welcomed to its new base in Cleveland on Wednesday. An open house will be held Saturday for the public, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held at the new Life Force hangar and crew quarters at the Cleveland Regional Jetport. Many Cleveland and Bradley County officials attended… Read more »

Source: Med-Trans, 23-Aug-16

Hospital Wing of Memphis takes delivery of second Airbus H130

Hospital Wing of Memphis takes delivery of second Airbus H130

Hospital Wing, a Memphis, Tenn.-based nonprofit air medical transport service, has taken delivery of its second Airbus Helicopters H130, which will augment the service’s fleet of seven other Airbus Helicopters aircraft. The H130 acquisition is part of Hospital Wing’s strategy to transition its entire fleet to that model helicopter. Hospital Wing also operates three earlier… Read more »

Source: Airbus, 14-Aug-16

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Bell Expands Tennessee Customization centre

Bell Expands Tennessee Customization centre

Bell  announced the opening of a new customization building at its Piney Flats, Tenn. location – expanding its capabilities and increasing efficiencies to better service global customers. “Expanding our facilities allows us to implement new technologies and processes to ensure a high quality customization and delivery process for our customers,” said Glenn Isbell, executive vice… Read more »

Source: Bell, 22-Jul-16

Tennessee National Guard Aviators receive Sikorsky Rescue Award

Tennessee National Guard Aviators receive Sikorsky Rescue Award

Several Tennessee Army National Guard Soldiers from the 1-230th Assault Helicopter Battalion that is now part of Joint Base McGhee-Tyson in Knoxville, Tenn., were awarded the Sikorsky Rescue Award July 10, for participating in three different lifesaving missions in Eastern Tennessee earlier this year. “To be eligible to receive the Sikorsky Rescue Award, and individual… Read more »

Source: US Army, 22-Jul-16

Vanderbilt LifeFlight names two new Medical Affairs Managers

Vanderbilt LifeFlight names two new Medical Affairs Managers

Two veteran Vanderbilt LifeFlight paramedics have been named Medical Affairs Managers.  Bo Phillips, B.S., CCP, FP-C, IC, and Eric Newman, CCP, FP-C, will be responsible for overseeing education, relationships and customer service with medical and emergency service providers. They replace Liz Reeves, B.S., RN, AEMT, IC, who recently transitioned to a new role with Air… Read more »

Source: Vanderbilt LifeFlight, 29-Jun-16

Vanderbilt LifeFlight to open base at Cookeville, Tennessee

Vanderbilt LifeFlight to open base at Cookeville, Tennessee

In partnership with Cookeville Regional Medical Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and Vanderbilt LifeFlight will soon be expanding its footprint to serve the Upper Cumberland region by adding an emergency helicopter base in Cookeville, Tennessee.  Cookeville Regional Medical Center (CRMC) CEO Paul Korth said the addition of the helicopter is a “win-win” for everyone,… Read more »

Source: Vanderbilt, 29-Apr-16

Plans approved for Med-Trans hangar at Greene County Municipal Airport

Plans approved for Med-Trans hangar at Greene County Municipal Airport

Plans approved by the local planning commission on Tuesday call for the helicopter hangar and helipad to lie as close to the existing runway and taxiway as possible, limiting the need for the aircraft to fly over parked cars while landing at the airport.  See full story

Source: Greenville Sun, 14-Apr-16

02-Dec-15 Boeing AH-64 Clarksville, US-Tennessee

Apache from  101st Airborne Division crashed around 7pm on a night training flight

02-Dec-15

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Work begins on the first of two EMS helicopter bases at Henry County Airport

Work begins on the first of two EMS helicopter bases at Henry County Airport

Work has begun on the first of two permanent air ambulance helicopter bases at the Henry County Airport. See Full Story

Source: The Paris Post Intelligencer, 26-Oct-15

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Greeneville-Greene County Municipal Airport still hopeful for EMS helicopter hangar

Greeneville-Greene County Municipal Airport still hopeful for EMS helicopter hangar

Talk continues about the possibility of a new hangar for medical helicopters at the Greeneville-Greene County Municipal Airport. See Full Story

Source: The GreeneVille Sun, 13-Oct-15

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UT Lifestar moves from Sweetwater base

UT Lifestar moves from Sweetwater base

UT Lifestar will move its medical helicopter from its current base at Sweetwater’s Fire Hall No. 2 on the new Highway 322 Connector to a new location at Interstate 75’s Exit 60, Mayor Doyle Lowe said. Lifestar has had a base at the Fire Hall for a decade. Lowe said the move will take a… Read more »

Source: UT Lifestar, 24-Sep-15

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Vanderbilt LifeFlight Opens Base in West Tennessee

Vanderbilt LifeFlight Opens Base in West Tennessee

Vanderbilt LifeFlight has expanded its footprint into West Tennessee by adding an emergency helicopter base at the Henry County Airport. Henry County Medical Center (HCMC) CEO Thomas Gee said he and his team at HCMC were very excited to have Vanderbilt LifeFlight in the county. “We are excited to welcome Vanderbilt Lifeflight to Paris,” Gee… Read more »

Source: Vanderbilt, 03-Sep-15

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Air Evac officials speak at Quota meeting

Air Evac officials speak at Quota meeting

Rick Perry and Mark Pierce, who work for the Air Evac air ambulance service, spoke at the Quota club’s luncheon meeting Aug. 26 at the Lunchroom at Lee Academy for the Arts. See Full Story

Source: Paris P I, 03-Sep-15

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Air Methods operating from temporary location at Murfreesboro Airport

Air Methods operating from temporary location at Murfreesboro Airport

LifeFlight 5 is officially operating from the Murfreesboro Municipal Airport from a temporary location until a permanent pad can be constructed. See full story

Source: Murfreesboro, 15-Jul-15

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Erlanger Life Force to add another H135

Erlanger Life Force to add another H135

Erlanger Health System announced today that LIFE FORCE plans to add a fifth helicopter to its fleet of air ambulances in September. The new helicopter will be based at the Winchester, Tenn., airport, which is located in Middle Tennessee. “LIFE FORCE is pleased to have the opportunity to move into Middle Tennessee,” said Kevin M…. Read more »

Source: Erlanger, 15-Jul-15

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12-Jul-15 N577AT Robinson R44 Viola, US-Tennessee

Substantially damaged after hitting wires during agricultural operations

12-Jul-15

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PARIS TN: City planners OK 1,000-foot heliport rule

PARIS TN: City planners OK 1,000-foot heliport rule

Meeting in a special called session Tuesday afternoon, the Paris Municipal Regional Planning Commission spent most of an hour discussing proposed regulations for heliports.   See full story

Source: Paris PI, 30-Apr-15

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Airbus Helicopters to hold regional customer service symposiums

Airbus Helicopters to hold regional customer service symposiums

Airbus Helicopters Inc. will hold six regional Customer Service Symposiums in 2015, expanding the popular program this year to include two additional locations. The events provide an opportunity for operators of Airbus Helicopters to get the latest aircraft safety and technical updates and meet with key company’s customer support personnel. The one-day symposiums begin in… Read more »

Source: Airbus Helicopters, 03-Mar-15

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PARIS TN: Hospital picks Vanderbilt for air ambulance

PARIS TN: Hospital picks Vanderbilt for air ambulance

If everything goes as planned, a Vanderbilt Medical Center Life Flight helicopter will be based permanently at Henry County Medical Center by early spring. See Full Story

Source: PI, 02-Mar-15

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Vanderbilt LifeFlight extends plasma trial

Vanderbilt LifeFlight extends plasma trial

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is participating in a national trial to see if outcomes for critically injured patients with uncontrolled bleeding can be improved by administering plasma to these patients while in flight to the hospital. Randomized patients who are at risk of hemorrhaging could receive two units of plasma, which can improve a patient’s… Read more »

Source: Vanderbilt, 27-Feb-15

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Eastman Aviation Solutions To Celebrate Significant Milestones at Heli-Expo

Eastman Aviation Solutions To Celebrate Significant Milestones at Heli-Expo

Eastman Chemical Company will exhibit at the Helicopter Association International (HAI) HELI-EXPO 2015, booth #4004. This will be Eastman’s first time exhibiting at HAI since acquiring BP Turbo Oils, and since developing their dedicated aviation fluids team Eastman Aviation Solutions. HELI-EXPO 2015 will also be the first US tradeshow at which the newly rebranded Eastman… Read more »

Source: Eastman, 16-Feb-15

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13-Feb-15 N279AE Bell 206L-1 White House, US-Tennessee

Emergency landing after vibration experienced. No patient on board

13-Feb-15

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03-Feb-15 N105VU Eurocopter EC135T2+ Nashville, US-Tennessee

Vanderbilt LifeFlight aircraft suffered bird strike, minor damage to windshield and safe emergency landing

03-Feb-15

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Vanderbilt and Air Evac Lifeteam bid for Henry County Tennessee

Vanderbilt and Air Evac Lifeteam bid for Henry County Tennessee

Henry County Medical Center is likely to see an air ambulance based here sometime this year. The question is which of the two entities petitioning the hospital’s board of trustees will be chosen. See Full Story

Source: PI, 02-Feb-15

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LifeFlight could soon operate out of Murfreesboro airport

LifeFlight could soon operate out of Murfreesboro airport

One of the mid-state’s most valuable public safety tools may soon be coming to Murfreesboro. See Full Story

Source: DNJ, 08-Jan-15

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28-Sep-14 N7062U Helicycle Gellatin, US-Tennessee (1F)

Crashed on take off from private property near the intersection of Old Douglas Lane and Old Flynn Road.  Owner/pilot James Lee died in the accident

29-Sep-14

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Bell, Northeast State collaborate on innovative education initiative

Bell, Northeast State collaborate on innovative education initiative

Northeast State Community College (NeSCC) and Bell Helicopter Piney Flats have announced an educational collaboration to develop the next generation of aircraft technicians and aviation professionals. Bell Helicopter Piney Flats training instructors will act in an advisory capacity to NeSCC regarding aviation- related course content. In addition, members of the Bell Helicopter Piney Flats team… Read more »

Source: NeSCC, 03-Jul-14

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24-Jun-14 N544BS Robinson R44 Nashville, US-Tennessee

Loss of power on climb-out from John C Tune Airport  after refuelling there, emergency landing made on highway, damaging tail boom.  2 POB unhurt – reported here as registered owner Lenny Sikora and his girlfriend – and they got out, put the ground handling wheels on and moved the helicopter to the side of the… Read more »

24-Jun-14

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UT LifeStar participating in clinical trial

UT LifeStar participating in clinical trial

The University of Tennessee Medical Center is participating in a clinical trial aimed at saving the lives of trauma patients who have uncontrolled bleeding. The treatment involves administering plasma, which has clotting capabilities, to patients while they are aboard UT LIFESTAR helicopters. This is a standard process of care, but it typically occurs several minutes… Read more »

Source: UT LifeStar, 28-Mar-14

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Despite helipad rejection, USA Helicopter plans to push forward

Despite helipad rejection, USA Helicopter plans to push forward

USA Helicopter will continue to sell parts and do overhauls, while a helipad rejection will prevent them accepting maintenance work by air  See full story

Source: Elizabethton Star, 03-Feb-14

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13-Dec-13 Bell OH-58D Knoxville, US-Tennessee

Crashed and caught fire on positioning flight to night training mission.  2 POB got out OK

13-Dec-13

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Bell settles with family of Tennessee Guardsman killed in Iraq OH-58D crash

Bell settles with family of Tennessee Guardsman killed in Iraq OH-58D crash

Lawyers have reached a settlement in a lawsuit filed by the family of a Tennessee National Guard soldier who died in a helicopter crash in Iraq.  See full story

Source: Amarillo Globe News, 05-Dec-13

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Tennessee Teen Wins Igor Sikorsky Youth Innovator Award

Tennessee Teen Wins Igor Sikorsky Youth Innovator Award

Sikorsky issues the following press release almost two weeks after HeliHub.com reported the story from other sources…. Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has given a 15-year-old Tennessee teenager its 2013 Igor Sikorsky Youth Innovator Award and a $1,000 scholarship check for imagining an electrically driven helicopter designed specifically to serve humankind by mid-century. Vance Hudson,… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 26-Nov-13

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Vanderbilt to study use of plasma on LifeFlight

Vanderbilt to study use of plasma on LifeFlight

Vanderbilt University Medical Center will participate in a national trial to see if outcomes for critically injured patients with uncontrolled bleeding can be improved by administering plasma to these patients while in flight to the hospital. In a first-of-its-kind study, randomized patients who are at risk of hemorrhaging and flown to Vanderbilt University Hospital via… Read more »

Source: Vanderbilt University, 30-Oct-13

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Fatal accident of Hospital Wing AS350B3 in Tennessee

Fatal accident of Hospital Wing AS350B3 in Tennessee

This news item is part of the accident data provided by HeliHub.com on this site.  Information provided in this update may potentially be incomplete or inaccurate as we frequently post these stories only a very short time after the accident has occurred.  Users of HeliHub.com are advised to carry out their own checks and searches,… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 22-Oct-13

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22-Oct-13 N353HW Eurocopter AS350B3 Somerville, US-Tennessee (3F)

AS350B3 en route to pick up paediatric patient for a transfer flight crashed in Somerville early Tuesday morning, killing the pilot, a nurse and a respiratory therapist on board.  This article later named them as Hospital Wing pilot Charles Smith, Pedi-Flight nurse Carrie Barlow, and Pedi-Flite respiratory therapist Denise Adams

22-Oct-13

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WellmontOne obtains new helicopter

WellmontOne obtains new helicopter

WellmontOne Air Transport has acquired a faster and more fuel-efficient helicopter that will provide additional safety measures and amenities to enhance the high-quality emergency care for which it has always received widespread respect. The snazzy Bell 407 went into service earlier this month and enables pilots and crew members to continue serving the region with… Read more »

Source: Wellmont Health System, 22-Aug-13

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02-Aug-13 N24RB Enstrom 28A Memphis, US-Tennessee

Windshield broke.  Emergency landing close to threshold of main runway at Memphis Airport

02-Aug-13

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Wysong completes Hospital Wing’s first Eurocopter EC130

Wysong completes Hospital Wing’s first Eurocopter EC130

Wysong Enterprises, Inc., (Wysong) announced today the completion of Hospital Wing’s first Eurocopter EC130 B4 helicopter. “We started our relationship with Hospital Wing two years ago,” said Vice President of Wysong Enterprises, Inc., Rodney Wysong.   “We take pride in our role in making sure they’re equipped with high quality products and were thrilled to be… Read more »

Source: Wysong Enterprises, 14-Jun-13

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Branding Iron hires new PR/Marketing Coordinator

Branding Iron hires new PR/Marketing Coordinator

Branding Iron Advertising announced this week the hiring of Sheila Reed as the company’s Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator. “We are thrilled with the addition of Sheila to Branding Iron,” said Co-Founder Scott Emerine.  “She brings with her experience in trade show and event coordination, public relations, marketing and client relations.” Before joining the Branding… Read more »

Source: Branding Iron, 21-May-13

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Sevier County Sheriff gets airborne with R44

Sevier County Sheriff gets airborne with R44

Public Safety Aviation, a public private partnership, held a presentation conference to highlight the benefits of the Sevier County Sheriff’s Department new helicopter patrol Feb. 22 (see full story)

Source: Seymour Herald, 15-Mar-13

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Tennessee Highway Patrol Announces Permanent Aviation Support for West Tennessee

Tennessee Highway Patrol Announces Permanent Aviation Support for West Tennessee

Department of Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner Bill Gibbons joined Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) Colonel Tracy Trott to announce the permanent assignment of a THP helicopter and pilot to assist with aviation support of law enforcement in west Tennessee.  This permanent aviation support will enhance public safety by increasing response time to incidents or missions… Read more »

Source: Tennessee Highway Patrol, 13-Mar-13

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31-Dec-12 N465AE Bell 206L4 Nashville, US-Tennessee

Emergency field landing.  Cause not yet advised, as press report of “blown off course” seems so improbable

31-Dec-12

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Bell to expand facilities in Tennessee

Bell to expand facilities in Tennessee

See story from six weeks ago where HeliHub.com noted Bell’s consideration of this expansion program Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today it will expand its completion and customer delivery facilities located in Piney Flats, Tenn. This announcement represents a $10.1 million investment by Bell Helicopter and was achieved through collaboration with… Read more »

Source: Bell, 20-Dec-12

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20-Dec-12 N828X Rotorway Exec Crossville, US-Tennessee

Pilot Douglas Barnett told investigators he was practicing take off and landings when the helicopter became uncontrollable.  He said the governor on the engine became stuck while hovering at 12 feet, and he lost control – helicopter rolled over on landing

20-Dec-12

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Air Evac’s Jackson crew celebrates 5,000 safe flights

Air Evac’s Jackson crew celebrates 5,000 safe flights

The pilots, flight nurses and paramedics who work at Tennessee’s first Air Evac station celebrated a major milestone — more than 5,000 missions flown safely. (see full story)

09-Nov-12

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Bell ready to expand again in Tennessee

Bell ready to expand again in Tennessee

After headcount reductions in 2009 and 2010, Bell now appears ready to expand its “Edwards & Associates” completion/resale facility in Tennessee and is looking to City and State help to do so (see full story)

Source: TriCities, 06-Nov-12

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13-Oct-12 N40TN Bell OH-58 Jackson, US-Tennessee

Heavy landing in cemetery.  Tail boom sliced off by main blades.  Starboard skid collapsed.   Sgt. Gerald Wiltshire was pilot and Officer Tony Valdes serving as an observer  

13-Oct-12

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26-Aug-12 N282AE Bell 206L3 Dickson, US-Tennessee

Safe night emergency landing made in sports field after bird strike caused 24 inch diameter hole in windshield

26-Aug-12

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Memphis police – fleet of four grounded by maintenance needs

Memphis police – fleet of four grounded by maintenance needs

Memphis Police have a fleet of three Bell 206 JetRangers an a Eurocopter AS350.  Each is currently grounded by a maintenance requirement (see full story)

Source: Commercial Appeal, 27-Jul-12

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Air Evac to open 109th base – at Lawrenceburg, Tennessee

Air Evac to open 109th base – at Lawrenceburg, Tennessee

Air Evac plans to open a new base in July at Crockett Hospital in Lawrenceburg (see full story)

Source: Times Daily, 29-Jun-12

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Vanderbilt LifeFlight adds EC130

Vanderbilt LifeFlight adds EC130

Vanderbilt LifeFlight has added a new aircraft to its fleet, in an effort to better serve the residents of Middle Tennessee. The new helicopter now brings the total to six, with five of those staffed around the clock. The sixth helicopter is used as a backup when others are out of service for maintenance. A… Read more »

Source: Vanderbilt LifeFlight, 06-Jun-12

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FAA investigates after pilot warned for dangerous flying

FAA investigates after pilot warned for dangerous flying

Video shows one or two people at a time dangling from the skids, waiting for the pilot to take them over open water where they dropped to the water below. At one point, the pilot goes so high the person hanging on drops an estimated 50 feet. (see full story and video).  The helicopter shown… Read more »

01-Jun-12

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25-Mar-12 N407UT Bell 407 Rockwood, US-Tennessee

Precautionary landing

25-Mar-12

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13-Mar-12 N105KM CHR Safari Falling Water, US-Tennessee

NTSB report states that after an engine surge, the pilot performed an autorotation onto the trees below. The helicopter landed on top of a tree, which lower the helicopter gently as it bent over toward the creek below. As the helicopter reached the water, it rolled on to its side. Fuel from the fuel tanks… Read more »

13-Mar-12

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17-Feb-12 N390AM Eurocopter EC130 Paris, US-Tennessee

Emergency landing after bird strike with mallard duck and cracked windshield.

17-Feb-12

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UT Lifestar launches web-based survey tool

UT Lifestar launches web-based survey tool

UT LIFESTAR recently entered into a partnership with RSQ911 Solutions to launch a web-based survey tool that will allow them to capture key insights and measure customer satisfaction at every stage of transport. The survey tool is an extension to their commitment to provide superior services to patients and their families, as well as the pre-hospital and hospital… Read more »

Source: UT Lifestar, 09-Feb-12

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21-Dec-11 N500TN MD Helicopters 500D Fall Branch, US-Tennessee

Clipped wires and landed with minimal damage to helicopter.  Owner of field stated that weather was very foggy and he thought the pilot was making a precautionary landing for the weather and did not see the wires.

21-Dec-11

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Bell opens new call centre

Bell opens new call centre

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Company (NYSE: TXT), has implemented a new call center for customers of its Aeronautical Accessories brand and its Repair and Overhaul operation in Piney Flats, Tenn. The call center simplifies the process of incoming customer calls and increases routing capabilities, resulting in reduced overall call time and more rapid inquiry resolution…. Read more »

Source: Bell, 07-Oct-11

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NV equipment supplier Nightline awarded FAA repair station certificate

NV equipment supplier Nightline awarded FAA repair station certificate

Nightline, Inc., a US Small Business Administration HUBZone certified, veteran-owned defense company, and a global supplier of Generation III Night Vision Equipment, was awarded a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Repair Station (Certificate #8NLR650B), in accordance with Part 145 regulations. To receive the certification, Nightline, Inc. worked with the FAA Flight Standard District Office in Nashville,… Read more »

Source: Nightline, 08-Aug-11

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01-Aug-11 N484AE Bell 206L4 Reliance, US-Tennessee

Contacted wires on take off with patient from road accident site

01-Aug-11

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Erlanger Life Force receives CAMTS accreditation

Erlanger Life Force receives CAMTS accreditation

Erlanger Health System’s air medical program, LIFE FORCE, has received a three-year accreditation for achieving high priority in patient care and safety from the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS). As of July 15, 148 accredited medical services are through CAMTS. LIFE FORCE is one of three air medical services in Tennessee that… Read more »

Source: Erlanger Health System, 28-Jul-11

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09-Jul-11 Bell OH-58D Caryville, US-Tennessee (2F)

Fatalities named as Army 1st Lt. Thomas Joseph Williams Jr. and Army Chief Warrant Officer 4 Daniel Cole

09-Jul-11

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LifeFlight changes flight helmets to mirror Vanderbilt football

LifeFlight changes flight helmets to mirror Vanderbilt football

Vanderbilt LifeFlight has changed its flight crew helmets to mirror those worn by Vanderbilt University football players. LifeFlight crew member’s helmets provide safety, hearing protection, and are also part of the communication system onboard the helicopter. Previous helmets were solid white. The new helmets are designed with Vanderbilt gold, a white stripe down the middle,… Read more »

Source: Vanderbilt LifeFlight, 03-Jul-11

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28-May-11 N128KR Robinson R44 Huntsville, US-Tennessee

Forced landing on sloping ground and tail rotor struck ground

28-May-11

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05-Apr-11 Bell 407 Johnson City, US-Tennessee

Precautionary landing in field.  FAA preliminary report quotes registration as “Wings 1” which would be the callsign.  Wings Air Rescue operates four Bell 407s (N407WA, N911WA, N511MT and N513MT) and we expect the subject one here to be N407WA but we have not got 100% confirmation on that yet

05-Apr-11

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28-Feb-11 N192AE Bell B206L Gibson County, US-Tennessee

Bird strike which caused windshield to shatter

28-Feb-11

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LifeFlight gets permanent landing spot in Spring Hill, Tennessee

LifeFlight gets permanent landing spot in Spring Hill, Tennessee

Swindle said the landing pad has come together as a community project, with support from Vanderbilt University Medical Center, which has offered a windsock and specifications needed for their LifeFlight helicopters

Source: Tennesseean, 14-Jan-11

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New base for UT Lifestar in Sevier County

New base for UT Lifestar in Sevier County

Representatives of UT LIFESTAR dedicated the newly constructed Sevier County base of operations during a partnership luncheon celebration at the base, located at the Gatlinburg-Pigeon Forge airport in Sevierville. The Sevier County base continues to be the most heavily utilized of the five bases of operation for UT LIFESTAR, the air medical transport service of The… Read more »

Source: UT Lifestar, 12-Dec-10

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Vanderbilt LifeFlight names new leaders

Vanderbilt LifeFlight names new leaders

Vanderbilt LifeFlight, one of the nation’s premier integrated air ambulance and critical care transportation systems, has announced four new leadership positions. Jeanne Yeatman, MBA, RN, EMT, director of LifeFlight, said the new positions would mark a new milestone for the program, which began in 1984. “This is the beginning of a new era for our… Read more »

Source: Vanderbilt LifeFlight, 30-Oct-10

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Lafayette, Tennessee base honored by Air Evac Lifeteam

Lafayette, Tennessee base honored by Air Evac Lifeteam

The Base of the Year Award is presented to the base in the Air Evac Lifeteam system that best exemplifies the company’s mission, including community service, education, and scene work.

Source: Macon County Times, 24-Sep-10

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18-Sep-10 N38FA Bell OH-58 Brownsville, US-Tennessee

18-Sep-10

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New aircraft for McMinn County Air Evac Lifeteam base

New aircraft for McMinn County Air Evac Lifeteam base

The rural air ambulance provider has added a new Bell 206L4 to its base at 100 Robinson Street in Etowah, replacing an older L1 model

Source: NewsChannel9, 23-Aug-10

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Air Evac Lifeteam hold ribbon ceremony for new Tennessee base

Air Evac Lifeteam hold ribbon ceremony for new Tennessee base

Members of Air Evac Lifeteam held a ribbon cutting on Monday, August 16th. The medical services support company expanded to a base of operations in Savannah on July 1st

Source: Mid South Newz, 17-Aug-10

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Tennessee Highway Patrol heli pilot arrested on DUI charge

Tennessee Highway Patrol heli pilot arrested on DUI charge

Gregory Brown, who has been a trooper since 1997 and a helicopter pilot since 2007, has been put on paid administrative leave.

Source: Tennessean, 04-Aug-10

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