Air Ambulances going under FAA Microscope

Number 5297
Subject Emergency Medical Services
Source Pittsburgh Press
State PA
Year 1987
Publication Date May 10, June 21, Aug. 23, Sept. 13, Oct. 4, 11, Nov. 8
Summary Pittsburgh Press documents safety and operational problems in nation's helicopter medical evacuation system; reporter uses FOIA and computer database and rides with medevac teams, finding poor pilot training, poor aircraft design and competitive pressures on hospitals to send up flight teams in bad weather.
Category Contest Entry
Pages 85
Keywords NTSB; ASHBEAM; helicopters; regulations; CAR
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