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The official launch of the province's air medical transport
program will be held today, 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 13, 1996 - 8:30 a.m.