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Medical Mayday

A helicopter ambulance was forced to make an emergency landing while on the way to pick up a patient in Nogales, Ariz. The pilot reported a vulture had crashed through the chopper’s windshield and hit him in the chest. Neither the pilot nor the medical personnel aboard were injured, and the pilot managed to land safely. (RC/Arizona Republic) ...Medical helicopter regulations prohibit carrion luggage.
Original Publication Date: 26 September 2010
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 17.
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