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Medical-Copter Collision Spurs Safety Scrutiny


 
 

Jeffrey Leib | | Tuesday, July 1, 2008


FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Sunday's collision in Flagstaff, Ariz., of two air-ambulance helicopters, one of them operated by Englewood-based Air Methods Corp., has national air-safety officials looking again for ways to improve safety in the air medical industry.

It was the ninth accident this year involving emergency medical aircraft, bringing the number of deaths to 16, National Transportation Safety Board officials said Monday.

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