ambulance lands in Burnham to fly man to hospital after ladder
air ambulance landed in the centre of Burnham-On-Sea on Monday
morning (March 23rd) to fly a casualty to hospital following an
man was injured when he fell from a high ladder while working at a nearby property,
prompting several ambulances to be called, alongside the helicopter.
red Devon air ambulance pictured here landed at Crosses Penn, next to the town's
Manor Gardens - the first time that such a helicopter
has landed there.
Mapstone, Communications Manager at South Western Ambulance Service
NHS Foundation Trust, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We received
the call at 11.17am to a residential address where someone had
fallen from a ladder."
sent both land vehicles and an air ambulance and the patient was
taken to Southmead Hospital in Bristol."
added: "Their injuries arent thought to be life-threatening."
usual yellow Somerset air ambulance was busy at the
time of the incident, therefore requiring a helicopter from
neighhouring Devon instead.