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Tag Archives: Air Ambulance

Testimonial: SkyMed Member Suffers Congestive Heart Failure During Driving Trip to Alaska

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  Jim & Kathie Carter from Naperville, IL We left Chicago on April 29, 2018 to go on a planned three-month driving trip to Alaska. We met most of our group in Great Falls, Montana, and then traveled on to Cochran, Alberta for four or five days. On our last day there, Kathie had been […]


Testimonial: Member With Internal Bleeding Airlifted from Guadalajara, MEX to Los Angeles, CA

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Pepe & Concha Gurski Ajijic, Mexico We live in Ajijic, Mexico and on December 27, 2017, my husband, Pepe, had internal bleeding from a stomach ulcer and was hemorrhaging. We went to the hospital in Guadalajara and this became an extreme emergency because they did not have his blood type and he needed surgery. We […]


Testimonial: Global ETS Member with Femur Injury Evacuated from Greece to Florida

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Bob & Bette Burgfechtel The Villages, Florida Recently my wife, Bette, and I were on a Viking Mediterranean cruise from Venice to Greece. While on the ship I suffered an unusual injury to my right femur which was very painful. My wife got help immediately and shortly after that our cabin was full of people. […]


Testimonial: Member Suffers Fall & Heart Attack in Texas

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Alan & Arlene McFarland Whiting, Iowa This past February while wintering in Harlingen Texas, Alan fell and couldn’t get up. I tried to help him but I couldn’t because he’s very tall, so I called 911. The EMTs came out around midnight and helped get him off the floor, checked his vitals, and asked him […]


Testimonial: Suspected Cardiac Event Requires Life Flight from Yellowstone

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Richard & Judy Haphey  Pequot Lakes, Minnesota During the summer of 2014 we were working at Bridge Bay Campground in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming. In early August, after two days of having a stomach ache, I began vomiting in the middle of the night. My wife was very concerned and consulted a retired nurse in the […]


Testimonial: Holiday Rambler Member Flown Home to Colorado Due to Terminal Illness

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 Charles & Dorothy Larson Longmont, Colorado While wintering in Donna, Texas in March of 2014 my wife Dorothy began having back pain and had difficulty walking. We took her to the hospital and test results confirmed she had a lower lumbar fracture and a form of blood cancer. We knew we needed to get her […]