First all female medical helicopter crew in Spain

                        Eurocopter EC135 Inaer Spain
INAER Spain has formed the country’s first all female medical emergency helicopter crew.

The Malpartida medical base in Cácares, operated by INAER Spain is now the home of Spain’s first all-woman medical helicopter crew. The crew is made up of pilot Beatriz Parera, medics Gloria Palacios and Salobrar Sánchez and Rocio Ramos from the Extramadura Health Service, and uses a Eurocopter EC135.

“The gender of the crew doesn’t matter; what matters is the way the crew and the health professionals work together to ensure successful missions, like those we’ve seen over the past few days,” said pilot Beatrix Parera of INAER.

INAER is part of the Avincis Group and operates 27 medical aircraft in Spain. In 2012 the company completed 8,228 medical emergency missions and treated 6,658 patients.

Terry Spruce

Terry is Senior News Editor and writes for both Corporate Jet Investor and Helicopter Investor. He is also responsible for our helicopter guides. Terry has been an aviation enthusiast since the early 1970s. He is a lapsed Private Pilot and ex-Piper Cherokee owner. He has flown a number of light aircraft and is comfortable sitting in the co-pilot's seat or the back of any aircraft. Before moving to journalism he was a banker for 20 years. You can contact him at: or follow him on twitter @Terry_Spruce

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