Maryland State Police Unveil New Helicopter In Easton - 47 ABC - Delmarva's Choice

Maryland State Police Unveil New Helicopter In Easton

Posted: Updated:

EASTON, Md. - Troop 6 in Easton unveiled the first new Agusta Westland helicopter to be deployed on the Eastern Shore today!

It's one of ten State Police choppers that will replace the twenty-year-old dolphin fleet across the state of Maryland.

It uses the latest technologies and has more space so that crews can do their jobs more effectively and safely for medevac, homeland security and search and rescue missions.

19-year-old Liz Marks of Easton was rescued by a Maryland State Police helicopter, when she suffered serious brain injuries during a car accident.

"I lost all my memory. I'm blind in one eye for the rest of my life, deaf in one ear for the rest of my life, and I lost the ability to smell something in high school. I graduated in shock trauma."

Liz slammed into a flatbed tow truck when she was texting and driving last April. She credits the aviation crew with saving her life.

  • ContestsMore>>

  • Midway Speedway Giveaway

    Midway Speedway Giveaway

    Thursday, June 26 2014 7:57 AM EDT2014-06-26 11:57:18 GMT
    Enter to win a Midway Speedway Four Person Park Pass This includes all day at the waterpark, four choice tickets (good for any ride or attraction) and a round of fire mountain golf. Rules No purchaseMore >>
    Enter to win a Midway Speedway Four Person Park Pass This includes all day at the waterpark, four choice tickets (good for any ride or attraction) and a round of fire mountain golf. Rules No purchaseMore >>
  • Teacher Who Makes A Difference

    Teacher Who Makes A Difference

    The WMDT 47 Teachers Who Make a Difference Contest is Sponsored by Accurate Optical: "Encouraging children of all ages to come in for an annual eye exam to help them see better in school." Each month weMore >>
    The WMDT 47 "Teachers Who Make a Difference" Sponsored by Accurate Optical Encouraging children of all ages to come in for an annual eye exam to help them see better in school.More >>
  • Free Tuition Contest

    Free Tuition Contest

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Newark Man Charged With Vehicular Homicide

    Newark Man Charged With Vehicular Homicide

    Sunday, July 27 2014 10:07 AM EDT2014-07-27 14:07:43 GMT
    NEWARK, Del. - The Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit says they have charged a 21-year-old Newark man with Vehicular Homicide and related charges.More >>
    NEWARK, Del. - The Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit says they have charged a 21-year-old Newark man with Vehicular Homicide and related charges in connection with the death of an unidentified adult male bicyclist, last evening in Newark.More >>
  • Homeless Sex Offenders

    Homeless Sex Offenders

    DELAWARE - Individuals featured in this slideshow are NOT wanted. They are sex offenders who have registered with Delaware State Police as homeless. These are public notifications.More >>
    DELAWARE - Individuals featured in this slideshow are NOT wanted. They are sex offenders who have registered with Delaware State Police as homeless. These are public notifications.More >>
Powered by WorldNow
Powered by WorldNow All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WMDT. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.