Laser forces EMS pilot to abort landing; Patient dies

Laser forces EMS pilot to abort landing; Patient dies

12-Sep-2011 Source: BBC

The Wiltshire Air Ambulance was stopped from taking a dying man to hospital after laser pens were shone at the pilot as he tried to land.  The man later died on the way to hospital in a road ambulance, although there are no details on the medical state of the patient to know whether or not the lack of helicopter response was contributory to his death.  (see full story)

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