On Wednesday, August 29, Life Flight will celebrate its 40th anniversary at the State Capitol with many of the people who have been impacted by its services – including past patients, survivors who have been rescued, and members of the state’s law enforcement and search and rescue community.
To mark the medical milestone, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert is proclaiming Aug 29th Intermountain Life Flight Appreciation Day, and will honor the men and women of the program in a special ceremony to be held on the south lawn at the State Capitol. Life Flight will land a helicopter on the Capitol Grounds for the event.
Intermountain Life Flight began service on July 5, 1978. It was the seventh air medical service in the United States.
10 a.m., Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018
Life Flight will land at the Capitol at 9:30 a.m.
Utah State Capitol
350 N. State Street, SLC
Intermountain Life Flight is celebrating 40 years of saving lives. During the past 40 years, Intermountain Life Flight, which is the only civilian air ambulance program in the United States licensed to perform hoist rescues, has transported nearly 107,000 patients, flown 15 million miles, and completed 400 hoist rescues.