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!

 

Wiltshire Air Ambulance saved my baby’s life when he stopped breathing

Rebekah's Story:   On April 23 2016, when my son Josiah was four-weeks-old, we went on a day out to Avebury. Little did we know that this lovely day out would turn into the most awful of occasions.   We arrived at Avebury and all was well. Josiah was breastfed and after the journey seemed ready for a feed. As he started to feed he started to turn blue and I remember literally seeing and feeling as though the life was leaving his tiny body. I will never forgot screaming across the car park for somebody to call for an ambulance as my tiny baby was fading away in front of me. &nb...

I was told I potentially might not walk again after my car accident

“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 in...

Wiltshire Air Ambulance saved my life after I had a cardiac arrest

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...

Experiencing Wiltshire Air Ambulance's professionalism first hand is very humbling

Malcolm Tripp, of Market Lavington, was airlifted by Wiltshire Air Ambulance in September 2014 after a freak accident while gardening, when a garden f...

 
 

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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.