In footage posted on YouTube American troopers are seen exiting the plane earlier than it takes off once more sending the helipad flying in all instructions.
Air ambulances are unable to land at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge after its helipad was destroyed by a army plane.
Vital sufferers at the moment are having to land in Cambridge Metropolis Airport and transferred to Addenbrooke by land ambulance.
Dr Victor Inyang, Medical Director of East Anglian Air Ambulance: “Resulting from an incident on the Cambridge College Hospitals helipad involving a army plane on Wednesday 21 April the helipad is briefly unavailable to air ambulances.
“The following closest helipad is at Cambridge Metropolis Airport, the place one of many East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) groups relies.
“Will probably be doable for the EAAA helipad for use as a substitute touchdown website throughout this time and have sufferers transferred to Addenbrooke’s from there by land ambulance.
“Addenbrooke’s is the key trauma centre for the area, due to this fact fast and environment friendly switch of critically ailing or injured sufferers to the hospital is important.
“Utilizing the EAAA helipad is the very best different whereas the CUH helipad is reinstated.”
Planespotter Elliot Langran advised ITV Information: “All of it unfolded in entrance of me. I noticed particles flying up within the air, my largest concern was the helicopter.
“The concern was if the particles went above the rotor it may have broken the plane or, even worse, the folks. I’ve been far and wide internationally, however I’ve by no means seen something like this.”
A spokesperson from Cambridge College Hospitals stated: “Whereas our regular helipad is being repaired air ambulances will briefly land at close by Cambridge Metropolis Airport and sufferers are then transferred to the hospital in highway ambulances with crucial care workers on board, which means we will proceed to see and deal with them as regular.”