Air ambulances launch night flight

The Sussex, Kent and Surrey Air Ambulance have announced the launch of its night flying operation today.

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Launch of first 24-hour air service

Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance is the first to launch a 24-hour service, which will include night flights.

The charity will operate a Helicopter Emergency Medical Service from today across our region.

The air ambulance used to serve the counties at night Credit: Air ambulance

The Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance Trust's state of the art helicopter operates every day of the year to save lives across our region and is capable of flying to a medical scene in less than 20 minutes.

The aircrafts allow the service to work closely with South East Coast Ambulance Service, responding to more than 1500 emergency calls every year.

The Air Ambulance night service has launched today Credit: Air ambulance
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