First-ever 999 Family race day for Sussex Air Ambulance. November 13th 2011

Thursday, 18 August, 2011

Left to Right is Chief Pilot, Captain Steve Wood, Dr Michael Urdang and Paramedic Natalie Brodrick

Sussex Air Ambulance is holding its first-ever 999 Family Race Day in association with Fontwell Racecourse on Sunday, November 13th.

The fun day out, featuring Totesport Southern National, will include emergency service displays, crash re-enactments, seatbelt safety demonstrations and face-painting.

There will also be a flying visit from the Sussex Air Ambulance and a chance to see the helicopter and meet the pilot, doctor and paramedic, subject to emergency call-outs.

Gates open at 10am, the first race is at 12.20pm and the last race is at 3.40pm.

Tickets booked in advance are just £9.99 with free admission for children under 16 accompanied by an adult. Hospitality is available from only £35.

Call or book online now at or 01243 543335.

Funds raised on the day will go to the life-saving charity which relies almost entirely on public donations and receives no National Lottery funding.

The highly-skilled medics can carry out advanced medical procedures at the scene of an accident or medical emergency, giving patients the best chance and quality of survival.

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