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East Anglian Air Ambulance to fly at night for first time

The East Anglian Air Ambulance will now be able to fly at night for the first time. Credit: ITV Anglia

Air ambulance services in the East of England are to be able to fly at night for the first time with the delivery of a new helicopter.

The East Anglian Air Ambulance has announced in can now fly during the hours of darkness after almost a year of crew training.

The Charity says it can now land at unknown and unlit sites close to patients so that their emergency care team can begin their work without the delay that results from having to travel by road.