The Midlands Air Ambulance has been grounded by the company which operates its EC-135 craft - the same model as the chopper which crashed into a pub in Glasgow.
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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