Life-threatening situations – Air Ambulance Call 113
There are bases for air ambulance at numerous locations in Norway . Ambulance helicopter service run by private corporations or foundations that the government awards contracts for service . In Norway , the government awarded contracts to two different companies for a number of years at a time. In the tables below you can see how it’s air ambulance stationed in Norway
- Oslo – Lørenskog
When calling 113 – Important to know exactly where you are
What to do when you hear the helicopter approaching
Elements in a suitable landingplace for the helicopter
The exact place for the event . ( Address , environment )
Description of the area . (Roads, mountains, water , river , etc.)
Think you that the helicopter can land here ?
- Be available on the phone
It’s hard to discover people on the ground, Wave your hands ! Its eye-catching
When it’s dark , Bliz , car headlamps , Flashlight, Mobile Phone etc.
Open flat area at least 20mx20m
No obstructions like masts, trees and power lines
No loose objects on the ground
Consider the powerful rotor wind downwash can damage things on the ground
During the landing phase
Ambulance helicopters lands always against the wind if possible. When you take down the helicopter stand so that you have the wind at your back when you see the helicopter coming in for a landing . Remain in the same place even when you see the helicopter coming. There are powerful wind from the helicopter , but remain until the rotor has stopped. Are you also on a slope ground, bend down if you approach while the rotor runs . Read more about requirements for landingplace for helicopter .
NEVER WALK BEHIND A HELICOPTER !
Air Ambulance - Useful information on arrival
Where are their bases in Norway located, What to do on arrival, How to help and advice landing place.