Definition of air ambulance in English:

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air ambulance


A specially equipped aircraft, typically a helicopter, used to transport sick or injured people to hospital in an emergency: the air ambulance took three minutes to transfer him to Leeds General Infirmary
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  • In the early '80s Dr. Banks began pushing for a dedicated air ambulance.
  • A phone vote by viewers resulted in Ian Nicholls of the County Air Ambulance becoming the West Midlands NHS Hero.
  • Users can choose to have air ambulances pick up patients at ambulance exchange points.
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