Air Evac Lifeteam, which operates a base in Campbellsville and serves LaRue County, has received the HAI Operator Safety Award for the year 2008 from Helicopter Association International.
The HAI Operator Safety Award annually recognizes the safe operation of helicopters by its regular members. HAI provides this award to regular members whose safety statistics for the previous calendar year demonstrate a helicopter accident rate that is less than half the total of the average accident rate of HAI operator members.
Campbellsville Air Evac Lifeteam base is located at 101 Greenbriar Drive and has been in service since 2004. Air Evac Lifeteam is a membership-supported air ambulance company that provides emergency care and rapid medical transport to rural communities throughout the central U.S.
The company operates 85 air ambulance bases in 14 states and is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems.