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Kaleida Health Statement on Mercy Flight Incident in Genesee County

Released: 4/26/2022 6:00:00 AM

Kaleida Health today released the following statement regarding the Mercy Flight helicopter incident in Genesee County:

“We are aware of the tragic accident involving a Mercy Flight helicopter that crashed today in the Town of Elba in Genesee County. Our hospital transport teams were not impacted by the crash.

"At this time, we understand that Mercy Flight services are grounded. Patient transports to our facilities will continue by ground as usual.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Mercy Flight team and their loved ones. Kaleida Health will remain focused on supporting our partners at Mercy Flight as this investigation unfolds.”