You asked. We answer. “What is the range of the Bell222?” – Aldus Smith asked. “Our Bell222 UT-model, which is used as an air ambulance for ROCKET HEMS, has the capable range of 300 nautical miles or 560km.” – Answered by Wessel Nel, helicopter pilot at ROCKET HEMS. What other questions would you like to […]
ROCKET HEMS had a busy weekend. ROCKET HEMS was able to dispatch both ROCKET 1 and ROCKET 4 air ambulances over the weekend to the same hospital. Both air ambulances were called out to assist two patients who were involved in two separate motor vehicle accidents in Kuruman. They both sustained multiple injuries and were […]
ROCKET HEMS transported two children in two separate incidents this week. Bjorn Gussenhoven, spokesperson for ROCKET HEMS, says a four-year-old girl was transported from Carletonville Hospital to Sunshine hospital after she was involved in a motor vehicle accident. In another incident, a 10-year-old boy was transported from outside the Serengetti Golf Estate to Sunshine Hospital. […]
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ROCKET HEMS air ambulance transferred a patient from the Bela Bela Hospital to Sunshine Hospital. The patient suffered a head injury after a motor vehicle accident. The pilot in command was Werner Venter, with paramedics Deon de Klerk and George Labuschagne. Corné Bothma dispatched.
A male patient (44) sustained serious injuries during a motor vehicle accident on the N12 near the Shell Ultra City just outside of Kimberley on Sunday. Bjorn Gussenhoven, spokesperson for ROCKET HEMS, says the patient was transferred to Lenmed Randfontein. Warren van der Weide was the pilot in command, with paramedics Daniel Oosthuizen and Thomas […]
We are so proud of commander Sonia Shiel for becoming the first female NVG night commander at ROCKET HEMS air ambulance. #aviation#airambulance#rockethems#pilot
ROCKET HEMS transported a COVID-19 patient to the Mediclinic Gariep in Kimberley this morning. Warren van der Weide was the pilot in command, with Tom Watson and Daniel Oosthuizen, paramedics on the call. All COVID regulations were followed. The patient was in a severe but stable condition. Here is a slide show of this morning’s […]
Boeta Dippenaar, chief pilot at ROCKET HEMS, said he just loves flying the Bell 222 UT-helicopter.
ROCKET HEMS transported a patient who suffered a stroke from Walkerville to the Netcare Sunninghill Hospital on 18 April. The pilots were Andre Coetzee and Louise Rall. Paramedics were Ian Windt and Duncan Jordan. Here are videos from the call: Aircraft was ZS-RDV Bell 222UT.
ROCKET HEMS currently uses a Bell 222-helicopter as it’s air ambulance. This “Airwolf” helicopter is a twin-turboshaft helicopter ideally produced for the civilian market and is best employed for corporate or medical transport mission. ROCKET HEMS have furnished the inside of our Bell 222 to operate as a fully-functioning emergency air ambulance. Our air ambulance […]
ROCKET HEMS is available 24/7 for any helicopter air ambulance services. Contact ROCKET HEMS on 0860-FLIGHT / 0860354448.
ROCKET HEMS attended to an accident scene in Centurion on 10 April at 19:10. Pilot in command was Abie Bezuidenhoudt, assisted by Justin Cook. Paramedics was Dr. Johan Horn and Duncan Jordan. Corne Bothma dispatched. ROCKET HEMS is available 24/7 for any helicopter air ambulance services. Contact ROCKET HEMS on 0860-FLIGHT / 0860354448.
We bought three Bell 230 helicopters for ROCKET HEMS and they arrived yesterday. Super exciting! These machines are fully IFR certified and NVG certified. They will be used as air ambulances. This will enable us to improve our service to you. See video here: