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Mercy Life Flight Crews -- Medford Oregon
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sbcamper
N 42° 22.192 W 122° 52.513
10T E 510273 N 4690851
Quick Description: This display is dedicated to those who have served southern Oregon by piloting, or crewing on life flights. This varies from transporting blood or organs to transport of people to appropriate medical facilities.
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 4/24/2012 1:02:19 AM
Waymark Code: WME9WF
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Long Description:
Appropriately, it is located near the airport. Local air ambulance service beganin 1946, when George Milligan, an air traffic controller, lost a friend who could not be transported quickly enough.
At first, it was only a twin engine cessna. In 1992, the group purchased the local ambulance service. Bu 1995 they had add added a helicopter and srved a radius of 100 miles. They had 15,000 member/supporters. The helicopter enabled service to remote recreational areas. One list includes 30 of the Mercy flight volunteers.
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Location: Rogue Valley Airport

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