Norsk Luftambulanse signs contract for AW169


AgustaWestland Aw169

Norsk Luftambulanse (NLA AS) in Norway has signed a contract for one AgustaWestland AW169 helicopter for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in Norway.

The contract was signed at the Helitech 2014 exhibition being held in Amsterdam this week.

Capable of both primary and secondary EMS missions, the AW169 can accommodate one or two stretchers. This latest contract for the AW169 continues the success of the aircraft in the EMS market following orders for the type in the UK and Middle East.

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The AW169 helicopter is part of AgustaWestland’s family of new generation helicopters that also includes the AW139 and AW189.

Norsk Luftambulanse AS (NLA AS) is a Norwegian air ambulance helicopter service operating eight of the country’s eleven air ambulance helicopter bases. From earlier this month, it also started delivering air ambulance services in Denmark from three new bases.