Hampshire Air Ambulance
Hampshire Air Ambulance and their mascot Pilot Paws, visited the school on Monday 19th September 2016. Joanna Hennessey, from the service, talked to the children about the life saving work that the air ambulance crew performs across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight on a daily basis. The children were talked through what they should do in the case of an emergency.
Did you know?
- There is only one air ambulance that serves all the county and the Isle of Wight
- There are two doctors on board and one paramedic
- The helicopter flies at 140mph
- It can be anywhere in the county in 12 minutes from its base in RAF Odiham
- The crew flew 538 missions last year.
Visit www.hiowaa.org for more information about the amazing life saving work the air ambulance crew carry out every day of the year.