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The Dorset and Somerset air ambulances has been cleared to resume normal flights after being grounded on Thursday by the discovery of a technical fault.
Operator Bond Air Services cleared both EC135 aircraft to return to service yesterday.
It is the same model which recently crashed in Glasgow killing 10 people.
Dorset and Somerset's Air Ambulance is still grounded today amid concerns over its safety. The helicopter is the same model as the one that crashed into a pub in Glasgow last week killing ten people. The helicopter is based in Wellington in Somerset.
The Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance has been grounded while emergency checks are carried out. The helicopter, which is leased by Bond Aviation in Gloucestershire, is the same model as the craft which crashed into a Glasgow pub earlier this month. All EC-135's have been grounded.