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St. Mary’s Gets Own Helicopter

Posted by wlpo on January 21, 2010

St. Mary’s is the first hospital in the Illinois Valley to have its own helicopter and flight transport team.

Hospital officials announced today a helicopter called “Saints Flight” will be permanently stationed at the hospital’s helipad.  The copter is owned by a company in St. Louis.

The copter should be able to increase response time with cruise speeds of up to 150 miles per hour.

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