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New television series gives inside look into lifesaving work of East Anglian Air Ambulance

PUBLISHED: 10:30 02 May 2018 | UPDATED: 10:30 02 May 2018

East Anglian Air Ambulance helicopter Anglia One. Photo: EAAA

East Anglian Air Ambulance helicopter Anglia One. Photo: EAAA

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A brave team working to save lives with the East Anglian Air Ambulance have taken a starring role in a new television documentary.

Emergency Helicopter Medics, on More4, follows paramedics who attend accidents and emergencies via helicopter.

The latest episode, broadcast on April 29, featured a team from the East Anglian Air Ambulance, made up of Dr Jeremy Mauger, CCP Chris Neil and pilots Steve Norris and Rich Anderson.

During the episode, they attended a boating accident at Acle which left a holiday maker called Carol with a partially amputated foot.

They were also on the scene of a motorcycle accident in Hemsby, where a car and motorbike had crashed, leaving a 56-year-old man with multiple injuries, including a collapsed lung and fractures to his pelvis, leg, collar bone and ribs.

Both patients were taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

Various behind the scenes shots of the crew’s day were shown, including packing kit and learning about new gadgets.

Following the episode, The East Anglian Air Ambulance thanked their crew and the patients and praised Carol’s positivity.

Emergency Helicopter Medics continues on Sunday at 9pm on More4.


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