MEDFORD, Ore. —  The effects of the 2018 wildfire season were so severe, it left emergency services and first responders unable to do their jobs. Mercy Flights says the smoke was so thick for one month, they couldn’t legally fly ...

MEDFORD, Ore. —  Mercy Flights wrapped up their “Fill the Ambulance” campaign Saturday afternoon. Mercy Flights staff filled up a spare ambulance full of hundreds of items to donate to local kids in need. For the past few weeks, the ...

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 ...

Medford, Ore.– An investigation in Siskiyou County is continuing after a Mercy Flights plane was forced to make a belly landing at the Siskiyou County Airport. Mercy Flights says two pilots were in the plane at the time but neither ...

MONTAGUE, Calif. – A Mercy Flights aircraft landed at a Northern California airport without landing gear deployed, according to Mercy Flights Inc. There were no injuries in the incident. The gear-up landing happened at about 3:45 p.m. at the Siskiyou ...

Montague, Calif. — Mercy Flights Inc. is investigating what caused a gear up landing for one of its aircraft Monday. The non-profit says around 3:45 p.m. Monday, a training flight was involved in a gear up landing at the Siskiyou ...

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 ...

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 ...

Central Point, Ore. — Some folks have been treated for heat-exhaustion at the Country Crossings Music Festival and a few have even been sent to the hospital. According to Mercy Flights, it’s been quite the challenging day with many people having to think ...

 Medford, Ore. — A local program aimed at reducing emergency room visits while empowering patients, is seeing great success. Mercy Flights launched it’s Mobile Integrated Healthcare program at the start of 2016. Since then, they’ve seen a significant decrease in ...