Netley Marsh air crash Hampshire


Three BASICS Hampshire volunteer emergency doctors arrived at the scene.  The pilot and his co-pilot were still in the wreckage of the cockpit of the plane which had landed in the back garden of a house in Netley Marsh.  Consultant practitioner Bruce Armstrong coordinated the medical response.  Dr Rob Dawes was able to get close to the pilots and advise the other emergency services on best extraction while dealing with the seriously injured pilot,  and his apparently less severely injured copilot.  Dr Dawes was able to put in IV lines, adminster advanced pain relief. splint bones and deal with other injuries before accompanying both in an ambulance to Southampton General where they’re still being treated for their injuries.