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6 NOV 23

Yorkshire Air Ambulance Recognises Remarkable Achievements in North Yorkshire at Annual Awards Evening

Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA) celebrated its annual recognition awards on October 19, 2023, at The Principal Hotel, York. The awards evening is a heartfelt tribute to Yorkshire businesses, fundraisers and volunteers who have played a key role in raising vital funds for the life-saving mission of YAA.

2 NOV 23

YAA Comes to the Aid of Injured Motorcyclist with Punctured Lung in North Yorkshire Village

In an upcoming episode of "Helicopter ER" airing on Friday night, November 3rd, Yorkshire Air Ambulance’s critical care team (YAA) once again showcases their unwavering dedication to saving lives. Viewers will witness a gripping rescue operation involving Simon Curtis, a 58-year-old motorcyclist, who was involved in a scooter accident in the scenic village of Whitley, near Selby.

2 NOV 23

Grateful Doncaster Mother Trapped in Car Crash Shows Deep Appreciation for YAA

Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA) played a crucial role in the rescue of Chantelle Hinton, a 28-year-old mother, following a serious car accident that occurred on a freezing New Year’s Eve in Doncaster. Chantelle's experience will be featured on the upcoming episode of popular TV series "Helicopter ER" on November 3, 2023.

30 OCT 23

YAA Hosts ‘Ta Very Much’ Day to Express Gratitude to Generous Donors

Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA) took a unique approach to thank its dedicated supporters during their first 'Ta Very Much' day, which was held as part of the charity's 23rd anniversary celebrations. This heart warming event, hosted at the Nostell air base in Wakefield, was designed to show gratitude to donors for their generous contributions.

26 OCT 23

Yorkshire Air Ambulance Saves 22-Year-Old from Electric Shock Tragedy

Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA) played a crucial role in saving the life of Fraser Bennett, a then 22-year-old machine worker from Bridlington, following a devastating workplace accident. Fraser's harrowing experience and remarkable recovery will be highlighted in an upcoming episode of the acclaimed TV series “Helicopter ER,” as YAA’s critical care team demonstrates their exceptional medical expertise during a high-stakes mission.

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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