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Air Methods Expands Air Medical Services

Air Methods Expands Air Medical Services

Mercy Air, a division of Air Methods, announced the opening of Mercy Air 66, a new base that will provide air medical services to the Barstow community. The new base will be located at the former site of the Barstow Community Hospital at 555 S 7th Street, and will result in quicker response times for… Read more »

06-Feb-19

NTSB: Icing caused fatal Mercy Air Med crash

NTSB: Icing caused fatal Mercy Air Med crash

Icing was the probable cause of a Mercy Air Med helicopter crash near Ventura that killed three people on Jan. 2, 2013, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. See Full Story.

Source: Globe Gazette, 17-Feb-15

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Trial date set in Mercy Air Med lawsuit

Trial date set in Mercy Air Med lawsuit

A trial date has been set for a lawsuit involving the Mercy Air Med helicopter that crashed on Jan. 2, 2013, near Ventura, killing three people. See Full Story

Source: Globegazette, 22-Dec-14

Mercy Air Mesquite branch receives new helicopter

Mercy Air Mesquite branch receives new helicopter

Training has begun for Mercy Air pilots and staff at Mesquite Airport as they begin familiarity training on a new helicopter manufactured by Agusta of Italy. The Agusta replaces a 1986 Bell which is showing its age. The Agusta is a twin engine ship that’s faster and more powerful than the outdated Bell unit. “We… Read more »

Source: Mesquite Local News, 21-Nov-14

Rivalry develops in air ambulance service

Rivalry develops in air ambulance service

An air ambulance service that answers Oceanside emergency trauma calls out of Carlsbad’s McClellan-Palomar Airport is angling to raise its profile in the city after a rival company came up with a proposal to operate a similar service out of Oceanside’s Municipal Airport. (See Full Story)

Source: Union-Tribune, 22-May-13

Mercy Air tests new helipad at Palomar Medical Center

Mercy Air tests new helipad at Palomar Medical Center

Helicopter test landings were conducted Wednesday afternoon atop the new 11-story hospital in northwest Escondido, at the crossroads of Interstate 15 and state Route 78. (see full story)

25-Jun-12

Air Methods adds EME’s Portable Aluminum Gantry Crane

Air Methods adds EME’s Portable Aluminum Gantry Crane

Mercy Air, a division of Air Methods Corporation (http://www.airmethods.com), needed to find a better and safer way to remove, transport and install motors and transmissions in its helicopters. Renting fork lifts was proving to be cumbersome, expensive and dangerous as the components, often costing in the high six figures were in danger of being damaged… Read more »

Source: EME, 17-Nov-11

09-Aug-11 Bell 222 Oasis, US-California

Emergency landing in field

09-Aug-11

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Mercy Air B222 now based in Hemet

Mercy Air B222 now based in Hemet

Mercy Air, the private company utilized by local medical emergency responders, has relocated its helicopter to Hemet from Banning.

Source: Press-Enterprise, 16-Aug-10

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Mercy Air shows off new AS350B3 at Arrowhead medical center

The Eurocopter Astar B3 emergency medical services helicopter was added to Mercy Air’s fleet recently and is operating out of its Hesperia location.

Source: San Bernardino Sun, 13-Feb-10

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Bell Presents 429 To Its First Customer

Having been certified by American and Canadian authorities just a week earlier, the Bell 429 was officially presented to its first customer during a ceremony July 7 at Bell Helicopter’s facility in Mirabel, Québec, Canada.

Source: Bell, 16-Jul-09

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Mercy Air opens new base at Thermal, California

Source: Desert Sun, 11-Apr-09

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Mercy Air conducts emergency training for Valley Electric Association

Source: Pahrump Valley Times, 14-Mar-09

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