Missions by Percentage in Each County

Missions by percentage in each county

Mission Types Breakdown

West Midlands Shropshire Staffordshire Herefordshire &
Worcester
Gloucestershire
Other 10% 8% 7% 4% 12%
Drownings 1% 1% 1% 1% 2%
Hospital Transfer 2% 3% 1% 3% 0%
Agricultural 0% 4% 1% 3% 2%
Industrial 5% 1% 1% 1% 1%
Trauma 8% 2% 5% 5% 3%
Medical 9% 28% 21% 26% 27%
Falls 11% 11% 17% 13% 6%
Sport & Leisure 8% 11% 13% 12% 28%
Road Traffic Accidents 46% 31% 34% 32% 19%

Areas Covered

Serving six counties, an area of over 5,500 square miles and serving over 6 million people, Midlands Air Ambulance Charity covers the largest air ambulance operating area in the whole of the UK.

90 per cent of the region is reachable within eight minutes of flying time, enabling Midlands Air Ambulance Charity to continue to do what it does best…Saving Lives by Saving Time.

The airbases are strategically located at RAF Cosford in Shropshire, Tatenhill in Staffordshire and Strensham in Worcestershire.

Area's covered
OPERATIONS STATISTICS:
Missions completed since 1991 48,688 | On average we airlift a child every four days | Road traffic collisions make up around 35% of the incidents we attend | The service airlifts up to three horse riders each week.