Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Pennsylvania Life Flight Adds EC145 to Fleet
Source: Geisinger Health System
Geisinger Health System has introduced a new twin-engine Airbus Helicopter EC145 to its existing fleet of Life Flight air ambulances. This is the fifth EC145 helicopter in the Life Flight fleet, part of an ongoing commitment to provide quality critical care to residents in central and northeastern Pennsylvania.
Photo by Roger Buck, courtesy Geisinger Health System
From the scene of an accident to hospital transports, the Life Flight crew provides specialized care in cardiology, pediatrics, neonatology, trauma and neurology, for up to two patients at a time. Averaging 2,600 flights per year, Life Flight operates 24-hours a day with a fleet of seven helicopters from air bases in Danville, State College, Avoca, Williamsport and Minersville.