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Turkish THK Gökçen Aviation Receives the first EC135 EMS

Turkish Aviation Association’s commercial group THK Gökçen Aviation received the first five EC135s for medical transportation and supply delivery tasks. 

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This first bulk delivery was accomplished only three months after Eurocopter winning the tender and becoming the producer. THK Gökçen Aviation and Saran Holding shall deploy a fleet composed of 17 EC135 in order to provide emergency medical services within the scope of a five-year air ambulance service contract from the Turkish Ministry of Health. Remaining helicopters shall be delivered in 2014 spring.

Eurocopter’s Senior Vice President for Sales and Customer Relations Mr. Olivier Lambert, “Turkey has a developing helicopter market and we are proud to support the Turkish Ministry of Health’s project. With this project conducted with THK Gökçen Aviation, we are strengthening our position in Turkey that is of great strategic importance”.

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