Hong Kong 2006
Chapter 16:
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Government Flying Service

The Government Flying Service (GFS) is a disciplined service department. It provides the community with a wide range of services, including round-the-clock search and rescue, flying injured people to hospitals and clinics for treatment, fighting fires and rendering general support to law enforcement agencies and other government departments.

The GFS has an establishment of 168 disciplined and 57 civilian personnel and operates two-fixed wing aeroplanes and seven helicopters. In 2006, it flew 5 956 hours, assisted in 404 search and rescue operations and transported 1 425 patients to hospital by helicopter. Auxiliary flying doctors and nurses flew a total of 438 hours in 541 operations. The GFS also flew 7 637 government officers and official visitors carrying out their work.

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