An eye-witness has spoken how he saw an aircraft crash at a Gloucestershire airfield. Emergency services were called to Kemble Airfield just after 3pm this afternoon.
The pilot of this twin engine American light aircraft had a lucky escape this afternoon at Kemble airfield, Gloucestershire, when he skimmed the ground whilst practising display manoeuvres. The plane was burnt out, but the unindentified pilot was said not to be badly hurt after the fire was extuinguished by appliances stationed at the airfield.
A pilot had a lucky escape after the light aircraft he was flying crash landed at Kemble airfield, Gloucestershire. The 48-year-old man was airlifted to Frenchay Hospital in Bristol.
A man has been taken to hospital by air ambulance after a light aircraft crash landed at Kemble Airfield, Gloucestershire. Great Western Air Ambulance were called to the scene at around 3pm.
A light aircraft did appear to have crash-landed, and had suffered subsequent fire damage. The male pilot, aged 48, was still conscious at the time of the helicopter’s arrival.
GWAAC medical staff anaesthetised the patient ahead of transport to Frenchay Hospital in the Wiltshire Air Ambulance aircraft.
A study held at Bristol Royal Infirmary has found alcohol may be involved in up to 640 thousand hospital admissions in England and Wales a year. Almost a thousand adults in Bristol took part in the study.
Around 1 in 5 patients said they had drunk up to 50 units of alcohol before coming in to the emergency department.
Waiting times for patients in South West Hospitals have dropped considerably according to figures from the Department of Health. There are almost 50,000 fewer patients waiting more than 18 weeks for treatment than there were in 2010. Six trusts had no patients waiting longer than a year.
Southmead Hospital is trialling a scheme which aims to educate parents about the risks of shaking a baby.
It's one of the first places in the country to introduce the programme, to teach people about the dangers head injuries can have on newborns.
A community hospital in south Bristol opens today (Fri). The £45 million facility will care for 60 inpatients, treat minor injuries and provide day surgery in two theatres.
It's taken campaigners more than 60 years to secure a hospital for the area.
People in South Bristol talk about what they think of their new community hospital.
We expect 45,000 patients through the urgent care centre each year. We will be able to treat patients with minor head injuries, fractures, cuts and bruises"
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