Bengaluru gets first air ambulance service

Bengaluru gets first air ambulance service

Submitted by Rashmi on Fri, 2016-12-16 13:00 Bengaluru: Chief Minister Siddaramaiah inaugurated the first air ambulance service here on Friday. The service is being operated by Aviators Air Rescue Ltd., India’s first dedicated air ambulance service. A dedicated emergency contact number for air ambulance is 155350. A state-of-the-art aircrfats are medically configured for for air ambulance roles and in a typical Emergency Medical Services (EMS) layout, it can accommodate two pilots, three paramedics, one stretcher and advanced life support medical equipment. They offer service through state governments, rescue groups, hospitals, clinics, public and private companies, and to individuals through subscriptions. Individuals can also subscribe for the services at a nominal cost for a family of four per annum for just Rs. 18,000/- (2 Adults 2 children) The H130 helicopters are being operated by Aviators Air Rescue adhering to the regulations prescribed by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). They have dual-pilot flight controls and are fitted with specialised and custom-made medical care equipment. Aviators Air Rescue Ltd., aims to cover all five Southern States of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu