Can air ambulance land anywhere UK?
If you ever see us land, be assured it pretty much always is a real life emergency. … London’s Air Ambulance has unique privileges in London’s airspace, with priority over all other air traffic when on an emergency medical call. Our experienced pilots have the right to land anywhere they deem safe.
Can air ambulance land anywhere?
London’s Air Ambulance helicopter can get anywhere in London within 11 minutes of the klaxon sounding – with an average flight time of just 7.5 minutes. When time is of the essence it is vital that we can land as close as possible to the scene of a critical incident.
What hospitals have air ambulance?
London’s Air Ambulance is based at The Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel. The helipad is located on the top of the 17th floor of the hospital, 280 feet above the streets of London.
How much space does an air ambulance need to land?
MD902 Explorer Twin Engine Helicopters
Our pilots require an area of around 80 feet by 80 feet to land (about the size of a small tennis court).
Where is the air ambulance helicopter based?
The helicopters are hangared at RAF Northolt, but operate during the day from their base at the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, East London, a helicopter can reach any patient inside the M25 London orbital motorway, which acts as the service’s catchment area, within 15 minutes.