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Statement About Memphis Hospital Wing Helicopter Crash

March 25, 2010

“We are saddened to learn of the loss of our colleagues with Hospital Wing. They are a valued peer program intensely committed to the safety and well being of their patients.

Over the years the pilots, nurses and administrators with our program, LifeFlight, have developed friendships and deep respect for our West Tennessee colleagues. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families of those who perished, and to the rest of the Hospital Wing team.

LifeFlight stands ready to assist Hospital Wing and the needs of its patients in West Tennessee in any way we can help,” said John A. Morris Jr., M.D., chairman of the Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

-VUMC-

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