REACT http://northernpublicradio.org en Full Helicopter Service Resumes at Rockford Memorial Hospital http://northernpublicradio.org/post/full-helicopter-service-resumes-rockford-memorial-hospital <p>Rockford Memorial Hospital’s REACT helicopter program has resumed full air and ground transport service. In December, a pilot and two flight nurses were killed in a crash while responding to an emergency call in Mendota.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 06 Feb 2013 11:29:00 +0000 WNIJ 25084 at http://northernpublicradio.org Full Helicopter Service Resumes at Rockford Memorial Hospital Preliminary Report Issued in Helicopter Crash http://northernpublicradio.org/post/preliminary-report-issued-helicopter-crash <p>Investigators have issued a preliminary report into the fatal medical helicopter crash earlier Dec. 10 near Rochelle. The <a href="http://www.ntsb.gov/" target="_blank">NTSB </a>report says the pilot notified the dispatch center about weather conditions and said he was aborting the flight. No further communications were received.</p><p></p><p> Thu, 27 Dec 2012 11:58:12 +0000 Jenna Dooley 23248 at http://northernpublicradio.org Preliminary Report Issued in Helicopter Crash Public Memorial Today for Hospital Flight Crew http://northernpublicradio.org/post/public-memorial-today-hospital-flight-crew <p>A public memorial service for the crew of the Rockford Memorial Hospital REACT helicopter is scheduled for Wednesday, December 19, at 10 a.m. at Rock Valley College in the Physical Education Center.<br>The memorial service will end with a flyover by a number of aircraft. The service is open to the public.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 19 Dec 2012 14:03:21 +0000 WNIJ 22935 at http://northernpublicradio.org Public Memorial Today for Hospital Flight Crew