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They're the lifesavers that currently only operate in the daytime. The Devon Air Ambulance service responds to emergencies within minutes - but their two helicopters are currently NOT allowed to fly at night.
That could mean no rescues are possible after four o'clock in the winter.
The charity that runs the service wants to extend its flying hours - but it needs to raise a million pounds to fund it.
Richard Lawrence reports:
Devon air ambulance wants to run flights at night.
The Charity which funds the two Air Ambulance service has set a target to extend flying hours to 10pm all year around from 2016. But it needs more funding for new equipment.