Donated heart delivered to California hospital after helicopter carrying it crashes

A patient got the heart transplant, which was intact, just hours after the occurrence..

A helicopter ambulance transferring a donated heart with 3 people on board crashed on top of Keck Hospital in Los Angeles Nov. 6, the Los Angeles Times reports..

Patient care at the health center was not disrupted, and the National Transportation Safety Board and Federal Aviation Administration are still examining the cause of the mishap..

” Its actually an incredible story,” Meg Aldrich, spokesperson for Keck, informed the Los Angeles Times..

A pilot and 2 guests were on board when the airplane crashed near the medical facilitys helipad, with no reports of major injuries. The pilot was hospitalized with minor injuries and the passengers decreased treatment, according to the Los Angeles Times..

Erica Carbajal –
Monday, November 9th, 2020

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