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1st Air Ambulance in Ilam Province

1st Air Ambulance in Ilam Province1st Air Ambulance in Ilam Province

The first emergency air ambulance in the western province of Ilam has been launched, director general of Ilam International Airport said. 
“Ilam air ambulance is all set to respond to medical emergencies of locals as well as critically ill patients in other provinces,” Mohammad Javad Yeganeh was quoted as saying by News.mrud.ir on Tuesday. 
Yeganeh noted that expenses associated with flying the ambulance aircraft are calculated based on the medical facilities used and the specialized practitioners dispatched. 
An air ambulance is a specially outfitted helicopter or fixed-wing aircraft that transports injured or sick people in a medical emergency, over long distances or terrain impractical for a conventional ground ambulance. 
Fixed-wing aircraft are also more often used to move patients over long distances and for repatriation from foreign countries.  
 

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