8 May 2014
Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance reported the number of medical flights in April increased 23 percent, over last year´s April.
The longest flight was 3,030 miles, from Louisiana to Lima, Peru, with more than 100,000 total miles flown during the month.
A majority of patients transported sustained their injuries from accidents or falls, making post-trauma recovery the biggest reason for necessitating medical transport in the past month. The ages of patients transported ranged from a one-year-old infant to a 98-year-old adult.
Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance provides domestic and international air medical transportation services, commercial medical escorts, ground ambulance services and provides discretionary insurance benefit assistance. Its website is at http://www.angelmedflight.com.