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26 OCT 23

Yorkshire Man’s Powerful Message Following Rescue: ‘You Never Know When the Yellow Helicopter Might Be Coming for You’

Steve Sadler, a 58-year-old avid runner, found himself in a potentially life-threatening situation whilst training for the Manchester Marathon in the picturesque Yorkshire Dales. His remarkable journey from crisis to recovery, facilitated by the Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA), will be featured in the upcoming episode of "Helicopter ER" airing on 27th October.

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24 OCT 23

YAA Joins “Teddy’s Loving Care” Campaign to Comfort Children Experiencing Trauma

Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA) is delighted to announce its participation in the heartwarming "Teddy's Loving Care" campaign, an initiative run by West Yorkshire Freemasons. This collaborative effort aims to provide comfort to children facing anxiety and distress due to traumatic situations.

19 OCT 23

Yorkshire Air Ambulance Rescues Vintage Car Enthusiasts in Dramatic Collision

In an upcoming episode of the acclaimed TV series "Helicopter ER," Yorkshire Air Ambulance's critical care team (YAA) race against time in a critical rescue mission as they strive to save the lives of classic car enthusiasts, Geoff Walton and Chris Devos, who’s 1966 Humber Hawk Estate flipped on its side, entrapping the couple, following a serious road traffic accident.

19 OCT 23

Biker with 30-Years of Experience Offers Profound Thanks to YAA for Critical Roadside Response

Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA) continues to demonstrate their unwavering commitment to saving lives. In an episode of "Helicopter ER" scheduled for Friday night, (October 20th), viewers will witness the tense rescue mission of Arthur Jepson, a seasoned biker with over three decades of experience, who found himself in a life-threatening situation during a leisurely ride on his Honda Goldwing motorbike.

16 OCT 23

ASDA Staff Raise £20,000 to Propel Yorkshire Air Ambulance’s Lifesaving Mission

17 ASDA stores across West and South Yorkshire have joined forces since May 2023 to champion Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA), the region's dedicated emergency response charity. Their combined efforts have already raised an astounding £20,000 and counting.

12 OCT 23

Motorbike Rider Saved by YAA Helicopter Shares Critical Safety Reminder: Gear Up for Every Ride!

In a high-stakes episode of the acclaimed TV series 'Helicopter ER,' Yorkshire Air Ambulance's critical care team (YAA) once again demonstrates their extraordinary medical expertise. This time, assisting Damian Galloway, a resilient 50-year-old motorcyclist who survived a traumatic road traffic accident on August 7th, 2022.

12 OCT 23

Goathland Resident Expresses Profound Gratitude to YAA After DIY Mishap Severs 7 Tendons in his Wrist

Keith Thompson, a then 72-year-old retired electrical engineer, will feature in an upcoming episode of the acclaimed TV series "Helicopter ER" as Yorkshire Air Ambulance's critical care team (YAA) showcases their exceptional medical skills during the tense mission.

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12 OCT 23

Yorkshire Air Ambulance Helicopter Stars in Dramatic Emmerdale Episode

Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA) played a pivotal role in the suspense-filled episode of Emmerdale that aired last night (Wednesday, 11th of October). This special feature marks a significant collaboration between the popular ITV soap and the YAA, focussing on the essential work of the charity and the critical role air ambulances play in emergency medical situations.

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5 OCT 23

YAA Helps Promising Young Cricketer in a Remarkable Rescue Mission

Yorkshire Air Ambulance's Rescue of Young Cricketer Brendan Jackson Featured in Upcoming "Helicopter ER" Episode.

4 OCT 23

Duggleby Group Makes Every Move Count with Charitable Pledge to Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Leading provider of professional home removal services, David Duggleby Movers and Storers, based in Scarborough, have pledged to donate £2.50 from every removal they complete throughout 2023 to the rapid emergency service charity, Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

25 SEP 23

Yorkshire Air Ambulance faces alarming spike in laser attacks, as crew member injured.

Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA), a lifeline for communities in Yorkshire, has recently seen a disturbing rapid escalation in laser attacks. Over the course of a single week, YAA has been subjected to three separate and deliberate laser assaults, with the latest attack resulting in an injury to one of their crew members.

14 SEP 23

Grateful Teenage Equestrian Credits YAA for Saving Her Leg

Emily Stocks, a dedicated equestrian from a young age, has extended her profound gratitude to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA) paramedics who played a pivotal role in saving her leg following a serious horse-riding accident.

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