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New Medical Helicopter to Service Parts of Washington & Oregon

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NBCRightNow.com - A new helicopter is now providing medical transport for critically ill or injured patients in parts of Oregon and Washington.

The "Koala" medical helicopter has been placed at Life Flight's Network bases in Pendleton and La Grande. Life Flight says the new helicopter provides services in northern Oregon, southern Washington, and western Idaho. Life Flight also says the helicopter provides the fasted air medical transport in the area and is also suited to meet the area's weather conditions and geographic terrain.

 

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