Medical flight team works to save lives across borderland


Native 31 is a medical aircraft and flight crew located at the Las Cruces International Airport.

The crew is part of the Air Methods company. On a daily basis, the team flies across the borderland to aid and stabilize high-risk medical patients who may not survive ambulance transports and fly them to local hospitals, specializing in critical care where the majority of patients suffered traumatic injuries from motor vehicle accidents, rural assaults, and other traumas

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