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Wings of Mercy

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Yet again in its history, aviation is used to save lives--in this instance, through Saskatchewan's air ambulance service. A desperate phone call for help from an outlying area--and within fifteen minutes a plane is on its way, guided to the patient by such landmarks as a coal bin, or a thin column of smoke on a northern lakeshore. Organized and operated by experienced flyers, the service provides speedy hospitalization and treatment to the ill and injured.

1947, 21 min