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LifeNet Campaigns to Stay in Lower Keys

LifeNet Campaigns to Stay in Lower Keys

In January, Monroe County voted to buy a third helicopter for their Trauma Star air ambulance program, so that residents would not have to pay the high costs of using the private company LifeNet. However, LifeNet is still campaigning to remain in the Lower Keys. They recently sent out a letter, bypassing county officials by… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 31-Jan-17

Possible Third Helicopter for Trauma Star

Possible Third Helicopter for Trauma Star

Monroe County is looking into purchasing a third helicopter to add to their Trauma Star service. FL Keys News reports that the two main points of discussion for this decision are whether the privately run LifeNet helicopter ambulance service will renew their contract with Low Keys Medical Centre in March, as cost-per-flight charges have gone… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 28-Oct-16

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Medical copter service returning to Green Valley area

Medical copter service returning to Green Valley area

At least 20 Southern Arizona fire and medical responders and the citizens they serve including the Green Valley Fire District and surrounding departments could benefit from new helicopter service recently restored in Tubac.  See full story

Source: GV News, 27-Nov-14

LifeNet to quit Cherokee Regional Medical Center on 15th August

LifeNet to quit Cherokee Regional Medical Center on 15th August

LifeNet Air Medical Services, a division of Air Methods, has announced that they will no longer be based on the grounds of Cherokee Regional Medical Center  effective on August 15, 2013.  see full story

Source: Chronicle Times, 02-Aug-13

Competition from LifeNet helicopter forces Mercy Flight Central to drop fixed wing

Competition from LifeNet helicopter forces Mercy Flight Central to drop fixed wing

Mercy Flight President and CEO Neil G. Snedeker said calls for the non-profit’s interfacility transfer of patients via its small airplane plunged when LifeNet, a for-profit company, moved into the north country last year.  see full story

Source: Waterdown Daily Times, 01-Jul-13

Air Methods opens new base at Potsdam, New York state

Air Methods opens new base at Potsdam, New York state

Air Methods officially began operating a Eurocopter EC135 in Potsdam at 7 a.m., October 1st under its LifeNet brand. The new helicopter service will extend air ambulance service to St. Lawrence County and surrounding areas for faster medical response. The official ribbon cutting ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, October 11 starting at 6pm at   … Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 08-Oct-12

American Eurocopter delivers 3,000th aircraft

American Eurocopter delivers 3,000th aircraft

From Heli-Expo 2012, American Eurocopter today announced that it reached a corporate milestone with the delivery of its 3,000th aircraft at the end of 2011: an EC130 delivered to Air Methods Corporation, the world’s largest air medical transportation provider. “This is yet another distinguished milestone in our company’s history in the United States,” said Marc… Read more »

Source: American Eurocopter, 13-Feb-12

Helicopter makes emergency landing after patient tries to jump out

Helicopter makes emergency landing after patient tries to jump out

A 26-year-old man who jumped from an SUV on Interstate 95 near Walterboro later tried to leap from the helicopter transporting him to the hospital Saturday evening, forcing the aircraft to land.   A LifeNet helicopter later started to transport Alveriz to Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston when he became combative with paramedics… Read more »

11-Jan-12

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LifeNet of Iowa to base EC130 at Cherokee

LifeNet of Iowa to base EC130 at Cherokee

The Cherokee Regional Medical Center and LifeNet of Iowa, a critical care air medical transport company, announced today that a fully equipped, state-of-the-art medical helicopter will be based in Cherokee.  According to CRMC CEO John Comstock, the aircraft will be tethered on the heli-pad at the CRMC, or in a leased hangar at the Cherokee… Read more »

Source: Chronicle Times, 30-Jun-11

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LifeNet NY to hold open house

LifeNet NY to hold open house

LifeNet of NY will hold an open house in conjunction with the Fagan Flyers Fly-in breakfast from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 23 at Sidney Municipal Airport. LifeNet, which provides medical transport services, is a venture of Air Methods Corp. and responds to trauma and medical calls such as accidents, as well as requests… Read more »

Source: LifeNet NY, 14-May-10

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04-Nov-09

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