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Grounded air ambulances return to flight

A company that operates helicopters used by emergency services in the UK has cleared its fleet for normal operations. It had grounded part of its fleet as a precaution after one aircraft experienced an "indication defect"

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Helicopters grounded: Statement

A statement from Bond Air Services said: "During normal operations yesterday, one of our EC135 fleet has experienced an indication defect that requires further technical investigation.

"Therefore as a precautionary measure we have temporarily suspended service operations whilst we undertake detailed diagnosis.

"We commenced investigations overnight, are continuing this morning and are in close liaison with Eurocopter regarding this investigation."

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