Hopkins flight nurse Lisa Denton heads
for Gettysburg, where a patient awaits emergency heart bypass surgery.
the Wild Blue Yonder
When the Lifeline helicopter transports the sick, life can
hang in the balance
It’s a sunny and surprisingly warm morning on the first
Monday in October. On Pier 7 in Canton, but for a couple of men
hosing down a sailboat, all is quiet on the waterfront.
Pier 7 is the base site for Lifeline’s new helicopter.
Painted Hopkins blue, emblazoned with the Johns Hopkins Medicine
logo, the American Eurocopter EC145 sits on a landing pad near