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Osprey completes first humanitarian mission in Haiti

Osprey completes first humanitarian mission in Haiti

The MV-22 Osprey, the Marines’ unique tiltrotor aircraft, completed its first humanitarian mission in Haiti on Sunday, according to Marines from Camp Lejeune’s 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit.

Source: ENC Today, 27-Jan-10

Jacksonville medics in Haiti plead for helicopters

Jacksonville medics in Haiti plead for helicopters

The Jacksonville woman coordinating the efforts of a team of doctors and nurses in Haiti sent out an urgent plea Monday: Need helicopters.

Source: Jacksonville.com, 20-Jan-10

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Haiti – Canada has two Bell 412s on scene, two more helicopters to follow

Haiti – Canada has two Bell 412s on scene, two more helicopters to follow

It will also carry two CH-146 Griffon helicopters, part of batch of at least four helicopters being sent to help transport needed items through a country in rubble: another Griffon is to leave later Thursday on a cargo plane, and a Sea King will sail with the navy ships

Source: Globe and Mail, 15-Jan-10

Haiti – 22nd MEU heads out with UH-1 and CH-53 helicopters

Haiti – 22nd MEU heads out with UH-1 and CH-53 helicopters

In addition to three Navy ships, the MEU will deploy with CH-53E Super Stallion and UH-1 Huey helicopters, as well as 7-ton trucks, forklifts and other earth-moving equipment, supplies and water purification instruments.

Source: JD News, 15-Jan-10

Haiti – Vostok Airline already in-country with two UN contracted Mi-8s

Haiti – Vostok Airline already in-country with two UN contracted Mi-8s

The crews of two Mi-8 helicopters belonging to the Khabarovsk-based airline “Vostok” are evacuating Haitians hurt in the devastating earthquake; they are also bringing medical supplies, the company’s directorate told Itar-Tass on Thursday.

Source: http://www.itar-tass.com/eng/level2.html?NewsID=14719416&PageNum=0, 15-Jan-10

Haiti – Erickson Air-Crane on standby

Haiti – Erickson Air-Crane on standby

The Central Point based Erickson Air-Crane helicopter company is on standby to assist in relief efforts in Haiti.

Source: http://kdrv.com/page/158956, 15-Jan-10

Haiti – Aero Ambulancia Is Providing Assistance to Haiti Earthquake Victims

Haiti – Aero Ambulancia Is Providing Assistance to Haiti Earthquake Victims

Aero Ambulancia, an international member of the Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS), reports it has mobilized its fleet of four fully medically staffed and equipped helicopters to provide disaster-relief assistance to the people of Haiti following the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that struck the island last night. Aero Ambulancia, the only company in the Dominican… Read more »

Source: AAMS, 15-Jan-10