Real Life Stories

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If you've been rescued by Wiltshire Air Ambulance and would like to share your story, please get in touch with us by emailing 
patient@wiltshireairambulance.co.uk or call 01380 739453. We'd love to hear from you!

 

Jason's story from Swindon

Saturday 3rd March 2012 should’ve been a normal working day for me. However, this is where my story began.My name is Jason Cook, a 29-year-old gas engineer from Swindon. On the morning of Saturday 3rd March 2012, I was covering a shift for a colleague so that he could attend a family wedding. I remember it being a clear and dry day, perfect for driving around Wiltshire to repair boilers. I also remember being in high spirits, as I was due to celebrate a friend’s birthday later that evening. Unfortunately, that is about the only thing I do remember prior to my life-changing experie...

Peter's story from Upton Scudamore

“On 28 September 2014 my husband Pete and I had been sitting in the garden at home in Upton Scudamore having lunch when we decided to come in fo...

Sue's story from Codford

Sue Williams, of Codford, was airlifted by Wiltshire Air Ambulance after she suffered serious injuries in a road traffic collision on the A303 at Chic...

Harry's story from Winterbourne Gunner

“My son Harry was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma in August 2012 at the age of eight which resulted in him needing his left knee and half his femur...

 
 

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