Your Local Air Ambulance – Captains Charity 2017
This years chosen Captain's charity is 'Your Local Air Ambulance'
Mr Captain Derek Hallam and Mrs Captain Anne Runagall are pleased to announce 'Your Local Air Ambulance' is their chosen charity for 2017.
There will be a number of fund raising activites going on from 'on course' penalties to raffles and coffee mornings.
Air ambulance fly two local ambulance services serving a total of five counties.
Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance (DLRAA)
Warwickshire & Northamptonshire Air Ambulance (WNAA)
These two helicopters provide rapid response to trauma and medical emergencies over an area of 3850 square miles. They cover many of the UK's major road networks with an average response time of 13 minutes, between them they attend six missions a day.
In it's fourth year of service on the 5th June 2016 the DLRAA flew it's 5,000th mission.