Looking inside the plane that saved Ebola patients
air ambulance saving grace Phoenix Atlanta
The two Ebola patients Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol were transported to Atlanta's Emory University Hospital inside a modified Gulfstream G3.
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00:02 The plane behind me was the saving grace for doctor
00:04 Brantley and Nancy right all it's the one that brought them
00:07 here to Atlanta. It's a modified gulfstream G three. One of
00:11 only three in the world. The plane is owned and operated
00:15 by Phoenix air in Carter's -- one of the largest air
00:18 ambulance services in the world. -- ready to go at the
00:22 drop of the hat if some sort of a a problem
00:25 develops that this would be the appropriate answer. Doctor Brantley and
00:29 Nancy right ball over transported in one of these tents it's
00:32 essentially a mini icu with everything that flight physicians and nurses
00:37 need. And austerity was one of the nurses on both flights.
00:41 Other than you had the aspect of Ebola. And the downside
00:44 of that of course is quite serious. It was really just
00:48 another day in the office. After the patients are delivered the
00:51 plane is immediately decontaminated. And tents and all medical materials are
00:55 incinerated. Phoenix hair has been using the technology for the last
00:59 five years ago. We were able to take good care of
01:01 the patients given the restraints of being in that kind of
01:05 environment but also. It went. Really with no complications whatsoever with
01:11 another payment made this mission different than ones in the past
01:15 is that there was no back up plan in case the
01:17 patient's condition went south they had to make it to Atlanta.
01:21 Thankfully it worked out well for both patients.