Lutheran Adds Second Helicopter To Help Cover Service Area (VIDEO)

By Emma Koch - 21Alive

August 21, 2013 Updated Aug 21, 2013 at 5:03 PM EST

WABASH, Ind. (21Alive) -- The Lutheran Health Network is adding a second helicopter to its fleet. Hospital officials announced Wednesday afternoon that another medical helicopter will be added early this fall.

The home base for Lutheran Air Two will be at Wabash Municipal Airport and will help cover the hospital's 23-county service area.

The second helicopter will lead to the creation of ten new positions, including pilots, flight mechanics and medical crew members.




What are your thoughts CLICK HERE to leave us a "QUESTION OF THE DAY” comment.

Want to be in the know for the next weather event, the next school closing or the next big breaking news story?

TextCaster alerts from 21Alive.com are your defining source for instant information delivered right to your cell phone and email. It's free, easy and instant. Sign-Up Now!

Powered by Summit City Chevrolet



© Copyright 2014, A Granite Broadcasting Station. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

To submit a comment on this article, your email address is required. We respect your privacy and your email will not be visible to others nor will it be added to any email lists.