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BK117 STARS Air Ambulance retiring

October 30, 2019

After almost 34 years of service, the BK117 STARS Air Ambulance flew to Lethbridge for the last time.

This was the first STARS helicopter to fly in Alberta, first picking up a premature baby in Lethbridge in 1985. The STARS Chief Operating Officer, Mike Lamacchia, shared how they picked up their VIP, or Very Important Patient.