CareFlight operational in Whitney

The landing of CareFlite’s Agusta 109 twin engine helicopter at the Lake Whitney Medical Center in Whitney, Feb 28, officially opened CareFlite’s new Hill County base. From this location, CareFlite’s helicopter will provide the shortest time to definitive care for all patients located in Hill and Bosque Counties. The Agusta 109 is the fastest medical helicopter in the region with a maximum cruise speed of 173 miles per hour. The Bell 206 on the other hand has a maximum cruise speed of 129 miles per hour.
 
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