Commercial, Public Service

STAR Flight EC145s in Flood Rescue

By Staff Writer | October 1, 2010

Emergency Medical Service

Using three Eurocopter EC145s—including a new one that entered service in June—Austin, Texas-based Travis County STAR Flight airlifted 13 people from floods related to Tropical Storm Hermine on Sept. 8. Director of Operations Will Culberson noted that high winds and heavy rains prevailed during most of the search-and-rescue mission. (From October 2010 Rotorcraft Report)

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