A mother's thanks to Midland's Air Ambulance

A mother in Clun, Craven Arms, marked the second anniversary of her emergency airlift by saying thank you to the flight crews that saved her life.

Suzanne Hadwen raised over £600 for Midlands Air Ambulance through a charity auction at the Crown Inn, Clunton on Saturday 12th March.

The auction was Suzanne’s way of giving something back to the air ambulance after she suffered a substantial bleed following the home birth of her youngest son, Jensen, and was airlifted to the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.

Thanks to the rapid response of the flight crew Suzanne arrived at hospital in just six minutes. By this time she had already lost over two thirds of the blood in her body.

“I didn’t have a pulse upon arrival, but they had managed to save me, only thanks to the speed with which the air ambulance had brought me to the hospital,”remembers Mrs Hadwen, mother of five. “My family and I will be forever grateful to the air ambulance for allowing me to live and look after my children.”

The auction raised a total of £1331.32 which was split evenly between Midlands Air Ambulance and Clunbury Under 5’s playgroup.


Missions completed since 1991: 49,869 | 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.