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Mercy Flight receives three Bell 429s

5th October 2018 - 13:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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Bell has delivered three Bell 429s to Mercy Flight for helicopter emergency medical services, the company announced on 1 October.

The Bell 429 is a light twin-engine helicopter with two-litter capability, and a cabin that can accommodate two medical attendants and two crew members. The Bell 429 also features extra-large 60-inch side doors, as well as IFR capability certified for single or dual pilot operations.

Doug Baker, president, Mercy Flight, said: ‘The Bell 429 is an incredible platform, and we are proud to add three additional aircraft to our current fleet as we strive to continue our mission of saving lives and improving outcomes for many more years to come. The core of our business is crew and patient safety, and the Bell 429 has proven performance and reliability in demanding situations.'

Mercy Flight is a non-profit provider of air and ground medical transport services across Western New York and Northwestern Pennsylvania.

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