New Ride – Transylvania County, NC
Last updated 11/23/2020 at 3:06pm
On Friday, Transylvania Regional Hospital revealed its new MAMA helicopter to transport patients. The EC-145e has a 31 percent larger patient care area, a 15 percent increase in transport range and a 145 mph cruise speed. The MAMA program has been operating for 34 years and has never had a day out of service.
Pilot Brian Neal and RN Carrie Underwood are part of a team with 1,071 years of combined experience. (Times photos by Park Baker)