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UMMC signs agreement to operate helicopter in N. Miss.

A new agreement between a Mississippi hospital and a medical helicopter company will mean better service for those in North Mississippi. AirCare, a medical transport helicopter service from the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, will base a helicopter in Grenada this spring. AirCare bases its current helicopters at the main UMMC campus in Jackson and at Key Field ...

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UMMC to expand AirCare service with new helicopter in Grenada

Addition of a third AirCare helicopter, which would be based at UMMC Grenada this spring, promises to save lives by quickly transporting patients to hospitals while providing advanced-life-support services en route. AirCare, the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s emergency flight service, bases its current helicopters at the main UMMC campus in Jackson and at Key Field in Meridian. “This expansion ...

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UMMC chopper crew celebrates milestone

AirCare, University of Mississippi Medical Center’s helicopter transport service, turned 15 this month. In 15 years, the AirCare crew has flown more than 1.7 million miles and transported more than 13,000 patients with a perfect safety record. The first AirCare helicopter made its maiden flight Feb. 2, 1996. Four members of the original AirCare crew are still on the job. ...

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