TITLE

Life Saver or Life Taker?

PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Air Safety Week;12/14/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 47, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Market Research Report
DOC. TYPE
Proceeding
ABSTRACT
Information on a webinar on helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) operations held on October 29, 2009 is presented. Robert Sumwalt, a member of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), said that the Safety Board was concerned about the number of accidents in the HEMS industry. Ernie Stephens, a contributor to the "Rotor and Wing," magazine, said that helicopter emergency medical service involves taking aircraft into, many times, unapproved landing zones.
ACCESSION #
46980358

 

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