The Duke of Cambridge completes his last shift as an air ambulance helicopter pilot | The Royal Family
HRH The Duke of Cambridge has completed his last shift with the East Anglian Air Ambulance on 27 July, 2017 at Cambridge Airport.
Throughout his service, The Duke has been based out of Cambridge Airport, as part of a team including specialist doctors, critical care paramedics and pilots providing emergency medical services across Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Suffolk.
EAAA helicopters can reach patients anywhere in the region within 25 minutes. They provide rapid, effective treatment as soon as possible after injury, and transport patients directly to hospital if required. Regular landing areas for EAAA helicopters include residential gardens, carparks, beaches, roadsides, and any open space deemed possible by the captain. Last year, the EAAA carried out 2361 missions.