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!

 

Alice's Story from Gloucestershire

“Hello everyone, my name is Alice. I am 27-years-old and on Friday 8th January 2016 at 8.25am my life took a bit of a strange turn when I was involved in a car accident. I suffered life-threatening injuries and Wiltshire Air Ambulance saved my life.I was living in Cirencester at the time and it happened at Westonbirt when I was driving to work in Sherston, near Malmesbury.It was a cold morning but the sun was out. I went round a corner and all of a sudden my car hit black ice and I had a head on collision with an oncoming vehicle.The airbag went off, but consequently it broke my wrist. I...

Tom's Story from Marlborough

My name is Tom Lonergan, I am 56-years-old and live in Marlborough. I have always led an active life. In my younger years I played rugby at a fairly h...

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 f...

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...

 
 

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We attend, on average, 3 potentially lifesaving missions a day in our helicopter and rapid response car. The speed of our helicopter, along with the advanced skills of our crew, can make the difference between life and death.