The AMS is a non-profit organisation with bases in the Western Cape (Cape Town & Oudtshoorn), KwaZulu-Natal (King Shaka) and the Eastern Cape (East London, Gqeberha & Mthatha) that provides an air ambulance network, rural health outreach and emergency rescue service to metropolitan areas and remote rural communities.
Our air ambulance and fixed wing services provide emergency medical services and inter-hospital transfers to hundreds of critically ill or injured patients. Each aircraft is equipped with an Advanced Life Support (ALS) medical interior.
AgustaWestland 119Ke Rotor Wing (single engine)
Air Ambulance and Rescue
Fully equipped with a dedicated, mobile intensive care-type interior, with sling and winch capacity with emergency floatation gear for operations over the sea.
Cruises at 250km/hr, operating radius of 200km, but can be utilised for further distances.
Has a capacity for two pilots, three crew members and one stretcher.
Utilised for mountain and surf rescues, as well as inter-hospital transfers and primary calls.