air ambulance

noun

Medical Definition of air ambulance 

: an aircraft and especially a helicopter equipped for transporting the injured or sick Most air ambulances carry critically ill or injured patients, whose condition could rapidly change for the worse.— Anthony A. Helbling, Flying, April 1991 Life flight services of a helicopter or other air ambulance transfers are available in most major cities and offered by large tertiary, trauma, or specialty medical centers.— Peggy A. Rossi, Case Management in Health Care, 2003

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