FacebookTwitterLinkedInGoogle+RSS Feed
Fire EMSEMS TodayEMS Insider

Two Killed in Norwegian Air Ambulance Crash


STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Norwegian rescue officials say that an ambulance helicopter has crashed en route to the scene of a road accident, killing two people on board.

The Norwegian Air Ambulance service says the accident occurred about 25 kilometers (15 miles) west of the capital Oslo, when one of its helicopters was landing near a main highway where a truck had overturned.

Regional police in Buskerud said that a third person was injured in the accident on Tuesday morning and was flown to a hospital in Oslo.

Rescue officials and police are investigating the cause of the crash.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.


Wisconsin City Council Turns Over EMS to Hospital

Vote in Platteville transfers control of EMS to Southwest health Center.

21 People Rescued From Drifting Houseboat in Texas

Austin-Travis County EMS said none of the occupants were injured.

Austin-Travis County EMS Honored with Mission: Lifeline Gold Award

AHA award recognizes successful implementation of quality improvement measures.

Construction Worker injured in fall at Maine Water Treatment Plant

Firefighters had to cut through reinforcing bar to access the patient.

Wisconsin Council Votes on Ambulance Service Change

Vote could move responsibility of EMS delivery to area hospital.

Ohio Law Would Allow EMTs to Treat Injured Animals

Proposed bill would not allow people to call 911 for pets.

Features by Topic

Featured Careers




Learn about new products and innovations featured at EMS Today 2015


JEMS Connect




Blogger Browser

Today's Featured Posts