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Life Force to begin flying out of Cleveland's jetport

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HAMILTON COUNTY, TN (WRCB) -

Erlanger's Life Force medical helicopter will soon have a new home base in Cleveland.

Beginning Tuesday, Life Force one will fly out of Cleveland's jetport, picking up patients and taking them to Erlanger.

The other helicopters in the Life Force fleet are based in Sparta, TN, Calhoun and McCaysville, GA.

A base for Life Force five will open in Winchester, TN Tuesday. 

Life Force one will be stationed in Cleveland 12-hours a day until December, when it will officially based 24/7.  It will be stationed at Erlanger overnight until then. 

When the Cleveland hangar, including crew quarters is complete, Life Force units will surround Erlanger in the outlying counties to provide quicker response times for trauma injuries. 



 

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