When Martin Yarrow (58) lost control of his paraglider during launch, he was unlucky to be thrown face down on to a rock and lose consciousness. Unable to control his paraglider wing, he was at the mercy of the wind as it repeatedly lifted then dropped him on to the jagged rock outcrops until it eventually became airborne. Martin - injured and hanging limp in his harness – flew off away from, Cairnwell at Gl...Read More →
“It all happened in a flash. A deer ran out in front of the car and I just swerved reflexively. The next thing I knew I had careered through the hedge and was rolling down a steep slope. I managed to crawl out of the wreckage and stagger to get help at a nearby cottage.”
What Patricia didn’t know was that she had badly injured her arm and the nearest hospital was around two hours away. As a la...Read More →
Solicitor Frances McAulay (58) had never experienced pain like it.Read More →
As she lay on the ground after falling from her horse she started to panic.
“The pain was excruciating and I couldn’t breath,” she recalled. “I thought that I was going to die - I just couldn’t get my breath and I was terrified.”
The fall near her home in Kinross-shire saw Frances crash onto a concrete ...
As a former employee of the Coastguard service, Anne-Marie (48) is used to summoning helicopters in medivac situations. But the last thing she expected when she set out for her weekly riding lesson was that SCAA would be called on to airlift her after a serious fall.
“I fell off at the canter and landed straight onto my left arm snapping and displacing the humerus bone. A land ambulance crew was quickly o...Read More →
Clear out your wardrobe and help support Scotland’s Charity Air AmbulanceA new way to support Scotland’s only charity-funded helicopter air ambulance is about to take off t thanks to a new partnership with Clothes Aid, one of the UK’s largest charity clothes collection companies.From April onwards, Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance (SCAA) will ask households to look out for their official Clothes Aid clothes collection bags landing on their door mats a… Read more →
LIBOR donation heralds new era for Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance* Budget announcement provides upgrade for Scotland’s only charity-funded air ambulance* Funds will allow life-saving service to fly further, reach more patients and provide better care on board Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance (SCAA) is set to upgrade its life-saving helicopter after a £3.3 million allocation from LIBOR funds.The funding for the country’s only charity-fun… Read more →
£250,000 LIBOR Donation For Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance* Chancellor announces fines cash donation for Scotland’s only charity funded air ambulance* Funds will help support vital work of charity air service in Scotland* Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance one of 20 to receive backing Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance is one of 20 air ambulance charities in the UK set to benefit from a £5 million fund from LIBOR fines.The country&rs… Read more →
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