Tag Archives: Air Evacuation

Testimonial: Member Diagnosed with Serious Disease Gets Air Evac Home for Rehab

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Jim & Verlene Schmidt from St. Louis, MO My wife, Verlene, and I were spending our fourth winter in Central Florida with friends from the Illinois/Missouri area. One week later, during a game of cards, Verlene said she felt dizzy. A half-hour later she was vomiting, had diarrhea, and we thought she was getting a […]

Testimonial: Member Suffers Broken Hip in Mexico, Airlifted Home to New York

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Leslie Jaeger – New York, NY While sweeping down the stairs from the new restaurant on Cuna de Allende, I reached for the banister but it wasn’t where I expected it to be. I landed smack on my hip which shattered. The Red Cross arrived, bundled me into the ambulance and bounced me over the cobbles […]

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: Larry & Dorothy Humm, Brockport, NY

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  “My wife and four of our friends were enjoying a gorgeous day snow skiing at Okemo Mountain in Ludlow, Vermont.  I have been a professional ski instructor for many years (now retired) and have never had a skiing injury, but something went wrong that day.  I read a ridge in the terrain wrong and […]

Testimonial: Member Vacationing in Cancun Airlifted Home

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I became very weak while on vacation in Cancun. I went to the hospital where they checked my blood and discovered my hemoglobin levels were only 1/3 of normal. I called my hemotologist in Kalamazoo, MI who said I needed to get a transfusion to stabilize my condition and then get home. When we called […]

Testimonial: Warren Carson, Shelton, WA

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After recuperating from a critical medical emergency requiring an air evac, from Palm Springs, California to his home in Shelton, Washington, SkyMed member Warren Carson wrote this note, comparing SkyMed to other air evac programs “We have had other memberships, but none came even close to offering the service and care of SkyMed. The critical difference […]