Air Ambulance flies to man suffering a leg injury following an awkward parachute landing near Wimblington

12:16 28 July 2014

Magpas Helimedix

Magpas Helimedix

Archant

An air ambulance was sent to deal with a man who suffered leg injuries following an awkward parachute landing near March.

The Magpas Helimedix team flew to the North London Parachute Centre, near Wimblington, at about 11.55am on Sunday morning.

Helimedix doctor David Driver and paramedic Phil Almond arrived at the centre by the Magpas Helimedix Air Ambulance where a man in his 30’s suffered injuries to his leg, following an awkward parachute landing.

The Helimedix team assessed the patient and put measures into place to protect his leg, whilst working alongside an EEAST Ambulance Crew at the scene.

The man was then taken to Hinchingbrooke Hospital in a stable condition in a land ambulance.

The Helicopter team who flew the Helimedix to the scene was pilot Richard Eastwood and crew member George Phillips.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Cambs Times visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Cambs Times staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Cambs Times account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

Yesterday, 10:59
Charity trustee Alan Sharkey with the empty defibrillator box. Picture: STEVE WILLIAMS

Thieves have stolen a community defibrillator from outside the home of a charity founder.

Yesterday, 10:23
Please help find Goochie the blind and deaf dog

Two search parties - one setting off at 6am and one at 9am - will be trying to find a blind and deaf dog after his owner believes he was stolen.

Yesterday, 09:43
City Road car park in March.

No car parking charges can be introduced in Fenland’s market town car parks until a comprehensive spending review is carried out, which councillors are confident would prove they are not a good idea, it was agreed at Fenland District Council last night.

Yesterday, 17:06

A man in his 60s is in hospital with serious injuries after he was assaulted in a Fen village.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Cambs Times e-edition today E-edition