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!

 

Malcolm’s story from Market Lavington

Malcolm Tripp, of Market Lavington, was airlifted by Wiltshire Air Ambulance in September 2014 after a freak accident while gardening, when a garden fork became imbedded in his leg. Malcolm, a retired BT engineer, became a volunteer with the charity in 2016 and tells his story. “Having spent the afternoon gardening on Sunday 21 September 2014, my son and I were finishing off before going in for our well earned dinner. Our garden has a number of layers and several retaining walls with wide stone slabs on the top to allow us to walk round.It was while I was walking round the top wall that...

Roger’s story from Crudwell

Roger Clark, a farmer in Crudwell, north Wiltshire, had fundraised for Wiltshire Air Ambulance for many years. He never thought that he would need its...

Paul’s story from Sutton Benger

Dr Paul McCormack, 60, of Sutton Benger, suffered serious injuries in a road traffic collision on 30 May 2016. The retired consultant eye surgeon, who...

Kevin's story from Trowbridge

It was the bank holiday weekend at the end of May 2013, Saturday the 25th to be exact, and my girlfriend and I were intending to go to Bath on a shopp...

 
 

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