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East Anglian Air Ambulance back in the air

The East Anglian Air Ambulance has now been cleared to fly after it was temporarily grounded earlier in the day over safety concerns.

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East Anglian Air Ambulance among helicopters grounded after "defect" discovery

The East Anglian Air Ambulance. Credit: ITV News Anglia

The East Anglian Air Ambulance has been temporarily grounded over safety concerns.

The helicopter is the same model as the craft which crashed into a Glasgow pub earlier this month.

It's one of twenty-two Eurocopters taken out of service by operator Bond, who are investigating problems discovered with a similar helicopter.

Bond Air Services says it has temporarily grounded 38 EC135-model helicopters globally after discovering a "defect" in one of them.

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