Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Air-Ambulance Crashes Blamed on Rule Violations, Risks

USA Todays says "Rule violations and risky behavior on air-ambulance flights are killing patients, medical crews and pilots. . . . Five of the nine fatal helicopter crashes between December 2007 and October involved flying at night into poor weather that pilots were not prepared for, according to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). The nine accidents killed 35 people, including six patients, the most deaths ever during a 12-month period in the industry." Read more.

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