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The official launch of the province's air medical transport
program will be held Thursday, June 13 at Shearwater Airport. A
technical briefing begins at 11:30 a.m. in the departure lounge,
hangar #4. At the briefing, specifics about the helicopter and
background information on the air medical transport program will
be presented. The briefing will be followed immediately by a
press conference at hangar H. Following the press conference,
there will be an opportunity to view and film the helicopter.

Staff of Emergency Health Services Nova Scotia and members of the
flight teams will be on hand for interviews. Press kits will be
available at the site.

The briefing and press conference are an excellent opportunity to
view the helicopter and to find out more about the province's air
medical transport program. Reporters covering the launch should
plan to attend the briefing and the press conference. 


Contact: Lori MacLean  902-424-5025

trp                      June 12, 1996 - 3:26 p.m.