AIR AMBULANCE

  • Sharad Pawar suffers minor injuries after he slips at his Delhi home, taken to Mumbai December 3, 2014

    New Delhi: NCP Chief Sharad Pawar was on Wednesday injured when he slipped during morning walk at his residence and has been taken to Mumbai by air ambulance. Pawar, 73, suffered injury in his leg and apparently in his back and will be admitted to Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai, sources...
  • Northeast to have air ambulances soon July 1, 2014

    Guwahati: Patients from difficulttoaccess locations in the landlocked northeastern states can heave a sigh of relief, as a Guwahatibased hospital is planning to launch air ambulance services to ferry patients from across the region. The Guwahati Neurological Research Centre (GNRC) on Tuesday unveiled a plan to launch air ambulance and medical...
  • Prince William lands parttime job as an air ambulance pilot June 22, 2014

    London: Britain's Prince William is to take on a parttime job as an air ambulance pilot and he is likely to live in a mansion on the Queen's Sandringham Estate in Norfolk rather than his London home. An announcement about his new 40,000 poundsayear career will be made within days ending...
  • Man falls from air ambulance in Australia's Victoria state, dies September 1, 2013

    An Australian backpacker on Saturday fell to his death from an air ambulance while he was being rescued after hurting his ankle near Mansfield town in Australia's Victoria state, Sky News reported. "I understand he was at the door of the helicopter and they were attempting to get him into the...
  • Eight injured in Maha Kumbh Mela fire airlifted to Delhi January 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Eight persons, who were injured in a fire at Maha Kumbh Mela, were airlifted to Delhi on an air ambulance of Indian Air Force (IAF) for emergency medical attention. "IAF immediately pressed into service an AN32 aircraft (modified air ambulance) from Agra on requisition to airlift eight severely...
  • Rough weather caused Faridabad air crash: Report May 1, 2012

    New Delhi: A probe into last year's crash of an air ambulance in Faridabad has found that strong gust of wind and very rough weather had caused the accident that claimed 10 lives, including that of a patient it was carrying to Delhi from Patna. The small Pilatus PC12 aircraft,...
  • Faridabad: residents worried about safety after crash May 26, 2011

    A day after the fatal air crash reported, fear still lingers on in the tiny bylanes of Faridabad. ...
  • Bad weather led to Faridabad crash: report May 26, 2011

    New Delhi: The preliminary report on the plane crash in Faridabad in which 10 people seven on board the illfated aircraft and three on ground were killed says that the engine of the P12 turboprop aircraft was fine and it was the turbulent weather that led to the...
  • Faridabad air crash: families shocked May 26, 2011

    Faridabad: When 20yearold Rahul Raj was airlifted from Patna his family thought they could save his life. But ironically that was not to be. Rahul Raj had gone into coma after suffering from jaundice. On Wednesday, his doctors advised his family to get him airlifted to the Apollo hospital...
  • Crashed air ambulance was considered safe May 26, 2011

    New Delhi: EMSOS Medical Private Limited Director Dr Navneet Singh said that the plane is considered to be a very useful and safe aircraft. "It is a very safe aircraft, very useful for emergency services. We have been in worse weather so it's hard to tell what happened. This aircraft has...
  • Kashmiri doctor killed in Faridabad crash May 26, 2011

    Srinagar: A 27yearold Kashmiri doctor specialising in emergency medicine was among the 10 people killed when an air ambulance crashed into a residential neighbourhood in Faridabad. Syed Arshad Abbas was working as an emergency medical officer with the hospital, the sources told IANS. He was on board the air ambulance when...
  • Plane crash devastates Faridabad colony May 26, 2011

    Faridabad: It was a beautiful windy Wednesday night with residents of Parvatiya colony in Faridabad getting ready to go to bed when a bright light and an unusual sound from the sky jolted them out of their slumber. The light and the sound came from an air ambulance crashing into the...
  • Air crash wipes out womenfolk of family May 26, 2011

    Faridabad: Other than gusts of wind and a power cut, it was a normal evening for the Sehrawats in Parvatiya Colony here when tragedy struck from the sky in the form of a crashing plane, wiping away all the womenfolk of the family. Fifty fiveyearold Vedvati, her daughter Sarita (19) and...
  • Faridabad crash: Govt orders independent probe May 26, 2011

    Faridabad: Civil Aviation Secretary Nasim Zaidi has said that investigation into the aircraft crash in Faridabad will be carried out independently and not by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). Zaidi said that the commander of the illfated plane had reported about bad weather before the crash. "The investigation will...
  • DGCA probing air ambulance crash May 26, 2011

    Faridabad: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation on Thursday started an inquiry into the crash of a small medical ambulance aircraft in a residential area here that left 10 persons including seven on board dead. The DGCA has appointed an inspector of inquiry, who will take charge of all material evidence...
  • Air crash: efforts to save Rahul end 10 lives May 26, 2011

    Faridabad: The crashed air ambulance was carrying 20yearold student Rahul Raj, who was in a critical condition and was being shifted to Delhi's Apollo Hospital. A mission to save a life ended up in a huge tragedy and Rahul's family is now waiting for the post mortem to end. Rahul had...
  • 10 killed in air ambulance crash near Delhi May 26, 2011

    Faridabad: An air ambulance carrying a critically ill patient crashed into a residential area in Faridabad on Wednesday night killing 10 people in all. At 10:45 pm on Wednesday night a nineseater air ambulance crashed into a house in Sector 22, Faridabad, killing all seven onboard and three on the ground. Eyewitnesses...
  • I thought it was a shooting star: Eyewitness May 26, 2011

    Faridabad: "I thought it was a shooting star only to realise later it was a small plane that was coming crashing down." This was stated by an eyewitness Rahul who felt something was amiss on seeing the night sky outside his home when a dust storm hit the area. "It was...
  • Aircraft with 7 on board crashes in Faridabad May 25, 2011

    New Delhi: A small aircraft with seven persons, including two pilots crashed in Faridabad near Delhi at around 10.45 pm on Wednesday night. Ten persons including all seven onboard were killed after the Apollo air ambulance flying in from Patna crashed into a house in Faridabad. The Pilatus PC 12 aircraft...
  • Akshay Kumar inaugurates air ambulance service February 25, 2009

    Mumbai: You usually see Akshay Kumar pulling off a midair stunt from choppers, but this time, safety comes first as he along with Union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss and Maharashtra Governor S C Jamir launched a fleet of complete ambulance services in the air and on the ground. And...