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'A number' of helicopters have fuel gauge issue

"A number" of air ambulance and police helicopters from the same fleet as the one that crashed into a Glasgow pub have a problem with their fuel indicators, the firm that owns them has admitted. But a spokesman will not say how many.

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Grounding 'will not affect Search and Rescue Aircraft'

The Air Ambulance Association has confirmed that programs are in place to ensure that all parts of the country are still covered by alternative air ambulance services:

These programs will access other air ambulances fromthe fleet of 36 aircraft across the UK to ensure the service is operational.

This does not include other air assets such as Search and Rescue Aircraft orother transportation systems that allow the fast deployment of Critical CareTeams.

– air ambulance association

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