Celebrating 40 Years of Mercy Flight
Last updated 1/17/2023 at 8:02am
For newborns in distress in rural hospitals, for travelers in car wrecks, for injured wilderness explorers, for farmers and ranchers wounded on the job, and for so many more Montanans and visitors, Mercy Flight has been a critical element of survival.
"Mercy Flight is a godsend," one Choteau dad said after his children were injured in a utility terrain vehicle accident. "I was happy to have them take my princess to Great Falls."
Monday, Jan. 16, marked the 40th anniversary of the first Mercy Flight flight, which was Jan. 16, 1983.
Before the program launched, crews fr...