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Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Central States News: Medical Helicopter Crashes in Northeast Arkansas- 3 Dead


I
n rural areas of America far from big-city medical trauma centers- crews of medical helicopters are literally Angels of Mercy- flying seriously-injured people to facilities that can save their lives.


(Photo courtesy of The ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE)

On occasion I'm sad to report- those helicopters go down for whatever reason.

The ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE reports that such a med heli crash occurred in northern Arkansas near the town of Scotland.

The crew of three- enroute to pick up a patient in Alread AR- were killed instantly.


Next time you see a medical helicopter in the air- please say a little prayer for them- as well as those brothers and sisters killed this morning in Arkansas.
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