Mercy Flight in an independent, not-for-profit provider of emergency air medical transport. Established in 1981, Mercy Flight WNY provides service throughout Western New York, Northwestern Pennsylvania and Southern Ontario. Mercy Flight operations are conducted from three bases (Buffalo, Olean and Batavia), 24/7, utilizing five aircraft. The Mercy Flight Team consists of 26 paramedics, 27 nurses, 13 pilots, 9 air medical communications specialists, 6 aircraft mechanics and an 11 member administrative, development, finance and facilities management team that provides the necessary support service for flight operations.
News about Mercy Flight Western New York
05-Nov-19 - Life Flight Network (LFN) ordered 4 Bell 429 and 4 Bell 407GXi during the Air Medical Transport Conference AMTC 2019. LFN currently operates more than 20 AW119K in its Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) aircraft fleet #AMTC2019
03-Dec-18 - Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) announced its 2018 awards. Carilion Clinic Life-Guard received the Program of the Year Award particularly for their work with the Haiti Air Ambulance. Other services honored were Mercy Flight WNY, Maryland State Police, PHI Air Medical, Life Lion, Ascension Wisconsin, Boston MedFlight and Utah Airmed #AAMS2018
01-Oct-18 - Mercy Flight Western New York medical transport company received three Bell 429 and is now one of the largest Helicopter Emergency Service (HEMS) operators in North America #Bell429
09-Nov-17 - Mercy Flight of Western New York ordered 3 additional helicopters to upgrade their existing fleet to all Bell 429s
10-Feb-11 - Miramar, FL – Becker Avionics’ DVCS6100 Digital Audio System was recently selected by Mercy Flight Inc. of Buffalo, NY, for integration into their newly purchased Bell 429 light-twin helicopter and one of their existing BK117 EMS helicopters.