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… a new challenge.

Add to speeding ambulances, long shrieking political motorcades, CIA test-drones, constant jet traffic, presidential helicopters, political demonstrations, and rats… hospital transport helicopters:

George Washington University Hospital’s effort to repeal the District’s ban on helicopter landing pads in residential areas ignores the real risk to public safety of helicopter accidents and blindly accepts the claimed benefits. Unfortunately, helicopters — including hospital transport helicopters — can crash, and hospital helicopters have crashed on hospital helipads. A crash in the densely populated Foggy Bottom/West End area — which includes a busy Metro station — could be catastrophic.

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2 Responses to “For UD’s Three-Minute Walk from her Office to the Foggy Bottom Metro….”

  1. dmf Says:


  2. Bernard Carroll Says:

    Duke Life Flight lost a helicopter just a few days ago… 4 deaths but fortunately no bystanders.

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