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Synonyms for airlift

transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable)

fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means


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We dispatched a crew in an emergency ambulance and a Wales Air Ambulance, and one patient was airlifted to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire with serious injuries.
Eighty-five metric tonnes of medicines were airlifted for the flood victims.
In a third mission, the air rescue team airlifted citizens from a car crash near Al Faya petrol station on Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed road.
The stranded tourists will now be airlifted from Sangla valley and Pooh to Rekong Peo from where they will be sent to their destinations in public transport," he added.
He was treated at the scene and airlifted to hospital.
He was then airlifted to hospital by the Welsh Air Ambulance.
The first had suffered head and neck injuries and was airlifted to Heartlands Hospital.
He was airlifted by County Air Ambulance to the Royal Worcester Hospital, after complaining of head and neck pain.
THREE people were airlifted to safety yesterday after accidents on the world's toughest mountain marathon, the Ben Nevis Race.
Dominican Republic/Haiti, June 2004: Airlifted 56,000 pounds of food and emergency supplies to flood victims in the Dominican Republic and Haiti
On 14th March, Indian Air Force (IAF) airlifted 695 passengers from Leh and Kargil to Jammu and Srinagar and also conveyed exclusive sorties of IL 76 cargo aircraft for airlifting the civilians.
Summary: ABU DHABI -- The Abu Dhabi Police have airlifted a 37-year-old Emirati patient from Abu Dhabi and two Asians, who were hurt in separate car accidents in Al Ain, to two hospitals in Al Ain.
A YOUNG woman was airlifted to hospital after her car hit a telegraph pole in Warwickshire yesterday morning.
AYOUNG climber was airlifted to hospital yesterday after falling 100ft from a ridge on the Isle of Skye.
A TEENAGE footballer was airlifted to hospital after a horrific accident at a match yesterday.