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

East Anglian Air Ambulance helicopter Anglia One. Photo: EAAA

East Anglian Air Ambulance helicopter Anglia One. Photo: EAAA - Credit: EAAA

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.

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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.

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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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