US-Maine

18-Oct-21 N901EM Leonardo AW109E East Machias, US-Maine

18-Oct-21 N901EM Leonardo AW109E East Machias, US-Maine

18-Oct-2021

While on the ground picking up a patient at night, the ground ambulance struck the rotor blades. The helicopter was ferried back to base on 21-Oct-21 after assessment by maintenance team... Read more

Maine Army National Guard works closer with community leaders

Maine Army National Guard works closer with community leaders

20-Nov-2020Source: Maine Army National Guard

The Maine Army National Guard (MEARNG) Recruiting and Retention Battalion hosted two civic leader flights this fall. During these events, community leaders learn about the National Guard and ride on a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter over the local area. “These are great events, not only for the scenic flights over our hometowns but it is also... Read more

LifeFlight of Maine to add crew quarters at Auburn Airport

LifeFlight of Maine to add crew quarters at Auburn Airport

15-Jun-2020Source: Sun Journal

LifeFlight of Maine is getting new crew quarters at the Auburn-Lewiston Municipal Airport. See Full Story.... Read more

LifeFlight Maine Celebrates 20th Anniversary

LifeFlight Maine Celebrates 20th Anniversary

1-Oct-2018Source: HeliHub.com

LifeFlight is celebrating 20 years of service in Maine this year. They have had over 25,000 patients since opening in 1998. To celebrate this milestone, they will be holding a service on October 8 where they will hold a series of dedication ceremonies. They are welcoming the public to join them in touring their three... Read more

New Helipad for Blue Hill Memorial Hospital

New Helipad for Blue Hill Memorial Hospital

6-Oct-2016Source: HeliHub.com

Blue Hill Memorial Hospital in Maine has recently opened their new helipad. This is now the 32nd helipad LifeFlight can use. As reported by WABI TV, the new helipad can cut a half an hour wait down to 14 minutes for patients. LifeFlight sees the new helipad as an achievement of their goal for a... Read more

LifeFlight of Maine orders three AW109SP GrandNew helicopters

LifeFlight of Maine orders three AW109SP GrandNew helicopters

12-Jul-2016Source: Leonardo

Leonardo-Finmeccanica announced today the sale of three GrandNew helicopters in EMS configuration to long-time US customer, LifeFlight of Maine. The new helicopters will transition into a mixed fleet of aircraft to deliver advanced in-flight patient care and transport to critically injured patients across the state of Maine. Equipped with a modern, comprehensive EMS interiorfeaturing a... Read more

Maine – Helipad approved for Blue Hill Memorial Hospital

Maine – Helipad approved for Blue Hill Memorial Hospital

16-Nov-2015Source: The Ellsworth American

The Planning Board Monday approved a joint project of Blue Hill Memorial Hospital and LifeFlight of Maine to create a helicopter pad in the hospital parking lot behind Liros Gallery. See Full Story... Read more

LifeFlight of Maine moves into new hangar facility

LifeFlight of Maine moves into new hangar facility

19-Oct-2015Source: WCSH6

LifeFlight of Maine is known for providing critical care transport to all who need its resources.See Full Story... Read more

Linda Bean pledges $3M for third LifeFlight helicopter

Linda Bean pledges $3M for third LifeFlight helicopter

24-Nov-2014Source: Midcoast

Linda Bean’s Maine Lobster has pledged $3 million to LifeFlight’s campaign for a third helicopter, half of the total needed for the aircraft. See Full Story... Read more

30-May-14 N650MH Bell OH-58 Whitefield, US-Maine

30-May-14 N650MH Bell OH-58 Whitefield, US-Maine

30-May-2014

Helicopter came down into woods one mile from home base.  Helicopter remained upright with heavy landin... Read more

LifeFlight of Maine orders four more Belfort Automated Weather Observation Systems

LifeFlight of Maine orders four more Belfort Automated Weather Observation Systems

5-Mar-2014Source: Belfort

Belfort Instrument Company, one of the country’s oldest meteorological sensor and meteorological system manufacturers, has received an order from LifeFlight of Maine for four additional Belfort AWOS AV units. This order was announced at the 2014 Heli-Expo in Anaheim, California today. “When these four additional Belfort AWOS units are installed, Maine will have a network of... Read more

17-Jan-14 N578AE Eurocopter AS350B3 Houlton, US-Maine

17-Jan-14 N578AE Eurocopter AS350B3 Houlton, US-Maine

17-Jan-2014

Emergency landing followed by uncontained engine failure and fire.  2 POB safely exited helicopter... Read more

03-Jul-13 N888ZW Schweizer S300C Burnham, US-Maine

03-Jul-13 N888ZW Schweizer S300C Burnham, US-Maine

3-Jul-2013

Two seater helicopter crashed  in a heavily wooded area on a bear hunt.  Both occupants injured – 58-year old pilotEd Friedman, passenger named here as Lisa Bates, 27... Read more

16-Apr-13 N911CH Eurocopter BK117B1 Cumberland, US-Maine

16-Apr-13 N911CH Eurocopter BK117B1 Cumberland, US-Maine

16-Apr-2013

Emergency field landing, no apprarent damage... Read more

LifeFlight Medical Director, Dr. Norm Dinerman, receives award

LifeFlight Medical Director, Dr. Norm Dinerman, receives award

12-Nov-2012Source: LifeFlight of Maine

LifeFlight Medical Director, Dr. Norm Dinerman, was awarded the Air Medical Physician Association’s Medical Director of the Year at the annual membership meeting in Seattle in October. This award recognizes a physician who has made outstanding contributions to his or her air medical program. The recipient of the award provides guidance and supervision for the... Read more

17-Sep-12 N901EM AgustaWestland AW109E US-Maine

17-Sep-12 N901EM AgustaWestland AW109E US-Maine

17-Sep-2012

Landed dangerously close to previously-identified hazard during brown-out landing at night.  Pilot elected to wait for daylight to depart and patient went to medical facility by ground ambulance... Read more

Tanis announces preheat system for LifeFlight of Maine fleet

Tanis announces preheat system for LifeFlight of Maine fleet

26-Jan-2012Source: Tanis Aircraft Products

Tanis Aircraft Products announces the successful operation of its aircraft preheat system in a fleet of Augusta helicopters operated by LifeFlight of Maine. LifeFlight of Maine highlights the functionality and features of Tanis’ helicopter preheat systems. Tanis preheat technology allows an operator to preheat critical driveline components and fluid reservoirs prior to flight. Tanis preheat... Read more

AAMS congratulates 2011 Program Director of the Year

AAMS congratulates 2011 Program Director of the Year

8-Nov-2011Source: AAMS

Alexandria, VA. – The Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) is proud to announce its 2011 Program Director of the year, Thomas P. Judge, CCT-P, Executive Director, LifeFlight of Maine. The Program Director of the Year Award, sponsored by Bell Helicopter, recognizes Mr. Tom Judge for his superior level of knowledge and management prowess, quality... Read more

Maine Forest Service tests Helitack program in Old Town drill

Maine Forest Service tests Helitack program in Old Town drill

4-May-2011Source: Bangor Daily News

Profile of Maine Forest Service, covering a fire drill observed by the news media which involved a Bell 407... Read more

05-Mar-11 N901CM AgustaWestland AW109E Bangor, US-Maine

05-Mar-11 N901CM AgustaWestland AW109E Bangor, US-Maine

5-Mar-2011

Engine inlet covers had not been removed prior to flight. Uneventful run-on landing made... Read more

LifeFlight of Maine renews contract with EraMed

LifeFlight of Maine renews contract with EraMed

10-Apr-2010Source: EraMED

EraMED LLC and LifeFlight of Maine announced today the renewal of their contract naming EraMED as LifeFlight of Maine’s provider of aviation management services. The two companies have worked together providing air emergency medical services since July 1998. LifeFlight of Maine owns two Agusta 109E helicopters; one based at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston,... Read more

New Helipad Unveiled In Millinocket, Maine

New Helipad Unveiled In Millinocket, Maine

18-Aug-2009Source: WABI

The Millinocket Regional Hospital unveiled their new helipad on Monday, much to the delight of hospital staff looking on... Read more

1-Aug-09 M-BOAT Eurocopter EC130 Bangor, US-Maine

1-Aug-09 M-BOAT Eurocopter EC130 Bangor, US-Maine

1-Aug-2009

1-Aug-09 M-BOAT Eurocopter EC130 Bangor, US-Maine... Read more

Waldo County Hospital Gets Helipad

Waldo County Hospital Gets Helipad

12-Jul-2009Source: WCSH

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Maine's York Hospital opens new helipad

Maine's York Hospital opens new helipad

31-Mar-2009Source: Fosters Daily Democrat

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