The BMC is planning an air ambulance service a first for the nation for transporting seriously injured accident casualties to select hospitals.
It is likewise considering to utilise the air emergency vehicle benefit for organ transport. The BMC has begun distinguishing conceivable landing centre and says it will soon welcome expression of interest (IOE) from helicopter administrators.
Lately, three firefighters endured serious burns while protecting a bird nearby Mahalaxmi railway station. Their journey to the National Burns Center, Airoli, was ruined by heavy traffic, which postponed treatment, maybe bringing about the possible demise of one. This provoked the municipal organisation to go to the planning phase to arrange the helicopter service.
Helicopter landing and take-off spots being looked at are predominantly open grounds like Oval Maidan, an open plot connecting the Bandra-end of the Sea Link, and a ground at BKC. Hospital rooftops are likewise being looked at.
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