mercy flights

Mercy Flights buys new emergency aircraft

MEDFORD, Ore. —  For the first time in 70 years, Mercy Flights has purchased brand new aircraft to assist in its rescue operations. The company, which was established as a non-profit air ambulance in 1949, purchased two planes to accommodate the growing …

A look inside a Mercy Flights aircraft

Central Point, Ore. — Wednesday, Sept. 27, is National First Responder Appreciation Day. In honor of the holiday, NBC5 News visited Mercy Flights headquarters in Central Point. “We have all of the medications available to us. We have all the equipment we …

Smoke grounds Mercy Flights helicopters

Fires are filling the valley with smoke hampering visibility and grounding Mercy Flights helicopters. Chief Executive Officer Doug Stewart with Mercy Flights says patients far away from hospitals haven’t been able to receive help as quickly without the use of helicopters. He …