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Rating
5.7
 
Season 1 Episode 1
Richard Hammond follows the work of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance service, who rescued him following a potentially fatal crash while filming Top Gear in 2006, beginning with a rescue in the Yorkshire Dales and the search for a missing hang-glider pilot

 
Season 1 Episode 2
Richard Hammond follows the work of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance service who rescued him following a potentially fatal crash while filming Top Gear in 2006. The crew helps a teenager injured in a riding accident and a racing driver who has suffered a heart attack

 
Season 1 Episode 3
The Yorkshire Air Ambulance service race against an incoming tide to save the victim of a seaside accident and also performs surgery in the street. Richard Hammond presents

 
Season 1 Episode 4
The Yorkshire Air Ambulance team treat a racing driver after he suffers a heart attack, and attempt to save a man who has collapsed on remote cliffs. Presented by Richard Hammond

 
Season 1 Episode 5
The team risk their own safety to treat an accident victim in the middle of a busy road and there's a dirty job to do after an accident at a landfill tip. Richard Hammond presents

 
Season 1 Episode 6
The team race against the tide to rescue a seaside casualty, while a doctor is forced to perform surgery in the street. Richard Hammond presents

 
Season 2 Episode 1
Rav Wilding follows the Yorkshire Air Ambulance service. A young girl fights for her life after an accident with her pony, while pilot Steve struggles to fix the helicopter. Plus, paramedic Sammy gets frustrated when a group of reckless bikers endangers her patient

 
Season 2 Episode 2
The team tries to free two friends trapped in a wrecked car, but there is only enough room for one of them in the helicopter. Plus, a race to rescue an injured trucker before his lorry catches fire. Rav Wilding presents

 
Season 2 Episode 3
The Yorkshire Air Ambulance service is called out when jockey stops breathing after being thrown from her horse. Plus, a wedding party is caught up in a motorway pile-up and a farmer is gored by his bull. Rav Wilding presents

 
Season 2 Episode 4
A golfer requires medical aid after collapsing on the fairway following a heart attack and a new pilot tries a daring landing on the M1 to try to rescue a van driver who is trapped inside his cab. Rav Wilding presents

 
Season 2 Episode 5
The team sends for assistance to rescue a walker injured 1,500ft up a mountain. A car crash in the Yorkshire Dales leaves a drug user fighting for survival, and Helimed 99 battles through snow to reach a stricken patient. Rav Wilding presents

 
Season 2 Episode 6
Two walkers are trapped under a van after a freak accident on a country lane and a workman falls from a church window. Plus, rescuers race to the aid of a midwife injured while cycling on a remote moorland road. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 2 Episode 7
A man is injured by a bulldozer but bad weather hampers his flight to hospital, and flying doctor Andy Pountney is called to the scene of a suspected murder. Rav Wilding presents

 
Season 2 Episode 8
A family holiday ends in a serious road accident, but paramedic Darren Axe has to hitch a lift to the scene in a passing car when the chopper is grounded by fog. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 2 Episode 9
Two helicopters are scrambled to a rush-hour crash and the team embarks on a dramatic rescue when a gamekeeper gets trapped under his overturned vehicle. Rav Wilding presents

 
Season 2 Episode 10
The crew of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance races to rescue a woman suffering from severe hypothermia after spending a night out in the Peak District. Meanwhile, a teenage boy saves his father's life following a fall from a tree

 
Season 2 Episode 11
Freak weather brings chaos to a motorway, a racing driver suffers serious burns and the team flies to the rescue of a 90-year-old pensioner in the Dales, whose next-door neighbour lives three miles away. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 2 Episode 12
An air ambulance crew tries to save the life of a man whose leg has been crushed by a seven-ton digger, but bad weather threatens to ground his flight to hospital. The paramedics also attend an accident in one of the UK's biggest caves. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 2 Episode 13
The chopper tries to save the lives of a couple with hypothermia after a boating accident, and the team is kept busy with wintry bank holiday weather. Rav Wilding presents

 
Season 2 Episode 14
A teenager fights for her life following an accident outside her home and the crew is called to rescue a patient whose mother has helped raise thousands of pounds for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance service. Rav Wilding presents

 
Season 2 Episode 15
A five-year-old boy loses part of his ear in an accident, but the team believes surgeons will be able to reattach it, and a rare sports car is written off in a crash. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 2 Episode 16
The team races to save a boy accidentally shot by his father, and three A-level students face the possibility of missing their exams after a rural car crash. Elsewhere, paramedic Daz battles to save the life of a biker who has fallen 30ft into a roadside quarry. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 2 Episode 17
A surgeon is called out to amputate the leg of a trapped driver, a flock of sheep causes an accident and a foreign motorist who forgot to wear his seatbelt is flown to hospital

 
Season 2 Episode 18
The Helimed team tackles a rockface to save an injured climber, while a pilot has to turn firefighter to save the driver of a 40-year-old car after an accident in Wensleydale, North Yorkshire. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 2 Episode 19
A man whose hand has been severed is rushed to hospital and the team tries to free a couple trapped under their overturned Porsche. Rav Wilding presents

 
Season 2 Episode 20
The crew members of Helimed 99 face a safety scare of their own while trying to rescue the pilot of a crashed helicopter. The team fears for a teenager who has fallen off a rope swing, and also deals with a car fire. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 3 Episode 1
The Helimed team has minutes to save a runner whose heart has stopped beating, a man crashes his 160mph supercar, and cycling paramedics are first on the scene of an incident in York. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 3 Episode 2
The medics respond when a girl is knocked down on her way home from school, a mechanic is injured at a garage, and a herd of llamas causes a problem

 
Season 3 Episode 3
A police pursuit ends with an injured suspect, the chopper rushes to save a wounded pilot, and a driver is left suspended upside down from her seatbelt following an accident on the motorway

 
Season 3 Episode 4
A climber falls and breaks his leg halfway up a cliff face, a golfer saves his father by using first-aid skills learnt from a TV drama, and snow causes problems for the emergency services in the Yorkshire Dales. Rav Wilding presents

 
Season 3 Episode 5
Rescuers have to overcome the language barrier as they help a French jockey who has fallen from her horse. A large-scale operation is mounted to save a walker injured on a moorland path, and a man severs his fingers with a leaf blower. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 3 Episode 6
Rav Wilding follows the work of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance service as it helps a jockey who has been thrown from her horse and a builder trapped beneath a dumper truck. A woman who planned a hospital visit also ends up being taken to A&E

 
Season 3 Episode 7
The medics respond when a boy is thrown over a garden wall in a road accident. An incident interrupts Christmas celebrations, and a village green doubles as an emergency helipad

 
Season 3 Episode 8
An employee becomes trapped in a bottling machine, a journalist makes the news after being involved in a car crash, and the team races to save the life of the hero of a rail disaster. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 3 Episode 9
The Yorkshire Air Ambulance responds to accidents involving a bus, an injured teenage racing driver and an RAF pilot who ejected from his plane. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 3 Episode 10
The team prepares to amputate a farm worker's legs after they get trapped, a drink-driver causes a major accident, and thousands of pounds are wasted by hoax calls. Rav Wilding presents

 
Season 3 Episode 11
The team helps a man who has severed his hand in an accident with a saw, and Helimed 99 brings a motorway to a halt. Plus, a Valentine's Day takes a disastrous turn for a paramedic who is called to tend his girlfriend. Rav Wilding presents

 
Season 3 Episode 12
A paramedic recruits a group of tourists to help carry an injured patient. A car crashes into a pub, and the team faces emergencies across the Yorkshire Dales. Rav Wilding presents

 
Season 3 Episode 13
The team tackles a plane crash at a rural airfield, tends a man who has suffered a bike accident, and helps a homeowner whose front window was smashed by a van

 
Season 3 Episode 14
Two brothers are hurt in a bike accident in the Derbyshire Peak District, a paraglider needs help after crashing into a Pennine hillside and the team rescues an injured showjumper

 
Season 3 Episode 15
A village is brought to a standstill by a car accident involving multiple vehicles, a boy has a nasty fall while visiting a relative and an unsung hero helps paramedics

 
Season 3 Episode 16
The crew lands in the middle of an army camp after a 10-year-old boy is knocked down. Roles are reversed as an off-duty medic becomes a patient, and darkness threatens a transplant patient's chances of survival. Rav Wilding presents

 
Season 3 Episode 17
The medics are confronted by a difficult patient in the form of a nurse, and race to save a farm worker trapped in machinery. Elsewhere, a pensioner's car careers down a hillside. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 3 Episode 18
A teenager is injured in a road accident, the team attends an incident in a playground, and a man receives treatment for hypothermia after becoming trapped in a whirlpool

 
Season 3 Episode 19
The Yorkshire Air Ambulance is called out when a quad biker falls down a 60ft drop. A teenager is feared paralysed after a scooter accident, and a motorist receives help after being forced to swerve off a motorway at 70mph. Rav Wilding presents

 
Season 3 Episode 20
Air ambulance Helimed 99 is called out after a sunbather falls into Whitby harbour. Helicopter pilot and football fan Steve flies to his favourite team's ground, and a farmer's wife needs medical attention. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 4 Episode 1
A paramedic discovers his critically ill patient is a close friend, and a flying doctor tries to save an accident victim's smile with unorthodox emergency dental treatment. Narrated by Rav Wilding

 
Season 4 Episode 2
Heavy snow puts the helimed team under pressure in Yorkshire when a freak sledging accident occurs. A pilot is also forced to land on a beach to rescue an elderly man marooned in a fishing village after suffering a stroke. Narrated by Rav Wilding

 
Season 4 Episode 3
A 12-year-old boy suffers serious injuries when his mother's car collides with a bus, and a farmer needs attention after he is badly injured by a gas explosion. Rav Wilding presents

 
Season 4 Episode 4
The team fights to save a farm worker's leg after an accident with a combine harvester, and a major rescue operation to find a missing child takes place in the Yorkshire Dales. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 4 Episode 5
The medics are called into action when a climber falls from a rockface in the Derbyshire Peak District, and a woman in the Yorkshire Dales has to spend time away from her grandchildren when she is flown to hospital with a heart problem

 
Season 4 Episode 6
A nine-year-old boy is critically injured in a farm accident in the Yorkshire Dales, and Helimed 99 is his only hope of survival. Elsewhere, a horse whisperer is trampled. Presented by Ray Wilding

 
Season 4 Episode 7
A woman is thrown 20ft after being knocked down near her home, and a schoolboy rugby player in need of medical attention is airlifted from the pitch. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 4 Episode 8
The medics respond when a man cutting logs for his wood-burning stove suffers a fractured skull and a teenager is hurt in a sledging accident. Rav Wilding presents

 
Season 4 Episode 9
The paramedics treat a climber after he suffers a serious fall in the Derbyshire Peak District, and a boy ends up in hospital following an accident involving his garden trampoline. Rav Wilding presents

 
Season 4 Episode 10
The Yorkshire Air Ambulance service prepares a major rescue operation following a car accident on a motorway, and the local hunt keeps the Helimed team busy. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 4 Episode 11
A member of the team suffers a major heart attack, leaving his colleagues with a race against time in the battle to save his life, and a teenage girl is knocked down outside her home. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 4 Episode 12
The team is forced to ask the RAF to deactivate the UK's missile shield to reach a patient near a moorland radio base, and helps a teenager knocked down on his way to school

 
Season 4 Episode 13
A rapper is fighting for his life after being thrown from a speeding car and needs urgent help, and a jockey who has fallen from her horse in North Yorkshire is airlifted to hospital. Rav Wilding presents

 
Season 4 Episode 14
A team of firefighters is forced to cut its way into a supercar to reach the injured passengers following an accident, while a family visit to a stately home ends in a flight to the hospital. Rav Wilding presents

 
Season 4 Episode 15
The Yorkshire Air Ambulance service is called to help a boy injured in a disused quarry and a climber who has fallen off a rock face. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 4 Episode 17
A paramedic risks his safety to rescue a walker who has fallen 40ft into a moorland ravine, and the team rushes to help a motorcyclist trapped under a vehicle. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 4 Episode 18
A lorry driver becomes trapped in his vehicle following a motorway accident, and a paramedic treats one of his own neighbours. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 4 Episode 19
A bus driver involved in a collision fights for his life, while a paramedic carries out his duties as a mountain rescue volunteer. Rav Wilding presents

 
Season 4 Episode 20
The work of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance continues as a family day out ends in a serious car accident, and two mothers turn amateur medics to treat four injured children. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 5 Episode 1
A rambler is injured in an incident involving a herd of cows in the Yorkshire Dales, and the air ambulance team calls in the RAF to help a doctor who has fallen down a ravine in the Peak District

 
Season 5 Episode 2
A professional mountain biker plunges 40ft off a cliff, and a motorcyclist is hurt when a French motorist forgets to drive on the left. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 5 Episode 3
Identical twin climbers cause confusion when one falls off a rockface, there is a hit-and-run incident, and a cyclist on a charity bike ride in aid of the air ambulance requests its help

 
Season 5 Episode 4
A teenage cyclist suffers life-threatening injuries after being involved in a road accident and the team rescues a camper in need of medical attention

 
Season 5 Episode 5
Members of the rescue team become childminders after a man's car overturns on a family day out, and a pigeon fancier insists that paramedics release his birds before he is taken to hospital

 
Season 5 Episode 6
A minibus carrying a groom and his stag party overturns on the motorway, and an angler fights for his life after suffering an allergic reaction to a wasp sting

 
Season 5 Episode 7
The team is called to a teenage canoeist feared badly hurt after an accident, and a farmer sends an emergency text message when he becomes trapped under a hay bale

 
Season 5 Episode 8
A wartime re-enactment group suffers a casualty when one of its members is crushed by a field gun, and a man is left fighting for his life after being injured by a forklift truck. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 5 Episode 9
The team treats a Good Samaritan who became trapped beneath the wheels of an articulated lorry after trying to help another motorist, and flies to the aid of a mountain biker who has suffered a heart attack in the Peak District

 
Season 5 Episode 10
Rav Wilding follows the work of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance service as they treat a man caught in a freak explosion, and help two children who have been hit by a reversing car

 
Season 5 Episode 11
A three-year-old girl is run over by a lorry and the helimed pilot is forced to land in a busy town centre so she can be given emergency treatment

 
Season 5 Episode 12
Emergency services fight to free a builder trapped in a collapsed trench, and a teenage girl falls down a ravine

 
Season 5 Episode 13
A major rescue operation is mounted when a plane crash-lands in a river, and a veteran climber plunges from a rock face he was trying to scale without the aid of ropes. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 5 Episode 14
The Yorkshire Air Ambulance service goes to the rescue of a paraglider who crashed and a vintage car enthusiast gets into trouble. Rav Wilding presents

 
Season 5 Episode 15
The Yorkshire Air Ambulance service rescues a factory worker trapped in machinery, and a woodsman who has been injured by a falling tree. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 5 Episode 16
A serious accident occurs on a seaside rollercoaster, a pilot makes a difficult landing on a promenade, and a car crashes into a bungalow, trapping a disabled boy in his bedroom. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 5 Episode 17
A pilot is trapped in the wreckage of his plane and control-room staff are unaware of his location, leaving the helicopter crew to search for the crash scene

 
Season 5 Episode 18
A boy is hit by a runaway truck, a cycling club's Sunday ride ends in a serious accident, and a teenager falls 30ft from rocks. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 5 Episode 19
A couple's house move ends with their daughter fighting for her life, and the team calls in the RAF to help an injured walker in Derbyshire. Rav Wilding presents

 
Season 5 Episode 20
A rescue team is grounded by a blizzard while trying to deal with a heart attack victim, and a gardener has a serious accident involving a lawn mower

 
Season 6 Episode 3
A cyclist is catapulted 20ft into a river prompting a passing van driver to attempt a heroic rescue, while another motorist is trapped in his 60-ton truck. Rav Wilding presents the documentary series exploring the work of Yorkshire Ambulance service

 
Season 6 Episode 6
A faithful dog causes problems for the paramedics as it tries to stop the team treating its owner and pilot Chris battles blizzards to reach a patient whose life is in danger. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 6 Episode 7
The team helps a man who has been shot, and treats a teenager who has been run over by her own car. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 6 Episode 8
The helimed team joins the hunt to find an injured pilot trapped in the wreckage of his crashed glider, and a miner's son is called to an accident at his father's pit. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 6 Episode 11
Members of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance service are called out to a couple who have been badly injured in a motorcycle accident, while a breakdown man is crushed. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 6 Episode 13
The team races to save a man's sight following an accident at a factory, and come to the aid of an army veteran who has suffered a second serious injury. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 6 Episode 21
Cameras follow the work of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance service. The crew faces a race against time as it helps a group of train passengers save the life of the driver who has collapsed at the controls, and attends to a girl badly injured in a farming accident in the Dales. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 6 Episode 22
The helimed team fights to free victims caught up in an illegal motor race crash on the M1. Meanwhile, in the Yorkshire Dales, a Jack Russell terrier raises the alarm when its owner falls from a ladder. Rav Wilding presents

 
Season 6 Episode 23
Cameras follow the work of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance service as the team rescues a badly injured jockey, and a sheep shearer needs urgent help after an accident on a moorland farm. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 6 Episode 24
Rav Wilding follows the work of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance service as they attend to a factory's health and safety officer who has been badly hurt in an accident on the shopfloor, and two pedestrians who have been knocked down in a hit-and-run incident

 
Season 6 Episode 25
A man carving stone during restoration work at York Minster is badly hurt in a 30ft fall, and the team rescues the victim of a road accident who insists on phoning in sick before his flight to hospital. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 6 Episode 26
Both the service's helimed choppers are dispatched to rescue casualties when a car and a bus collide, and a heart-attack victim is asked to become the subject of a medical trial

 
Season 6 Episode 27
Cameras follow the work of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance service, as one of its members performs surgery in the street to save the passenger of a stolen car. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 6 Episode 28
The team meets a courageous patient who is determined not to allow a spinal injury to slow him down, and a fundraiser finds himself being rescued by the chopper he supports through his charity work. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 6 Episode 29
The paramedics respond to a bank holiday accident on the Yorkshire Wolds, leading to a major rescue operation. Meanwhile, in the Dales, a cyclist fights for his life after a heart attack

 
Season 6 Episode 30
The Helimed 98 team rushes to the scene of a train crash, and a man is hurled into the water when a bridge over a moorland river collapses. Presented by Rav Wilding. Last in the series

 
Season 7 Episode 1
New series. Return of the programme following the work of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance service. In the first edition, the team stages an unusual rescue operation for a heart patient who faces death if she sits upright, while a man ends up celebrating his birthday in hospital. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 7 Episode 2
A pilot attempts a risky landing to save an injured walker, and the fire brigade are forced to call the emergency services when a training exercise does not go to plan

 
Season 7 Episode 3
A climber plunges down a Pennine rockface named `Hellhole', and the army calls in Helimed 98 after a soldier's toddler son is injured in a domestic accident

 
Season 7 Episode 4
Paramedic Andy fights to save the life of a patient who goes into cardiac arrest on the North York Moors. Plus, a cyclist is badly hurt after an accident in the Yorkshire Dales. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 7 Episode 5
A teenage motorcyclist is assaulted in a country lane, and a tourist discovers he has a heart problem. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 7 Episode 6
A mother and her two daughters are endangered when flash floods threaten to swamp the Yorkshire Dales, and the team tries to get to a seaside entertainer who has been taken ill on stage. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 7 Episode 7
The helimed team tries to help a miner who is critically injured 2,000 feet underground, and a boy is badly hurt when he falls off a rope-swing. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 7 Episode 8
A climber is trapped halfway up a rock face when a boulder falls on his arm in the Yorkshire Dales, and a pensioner is knocked over when a calf breaks loose at a country show on the moors. Cameras follow the work of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance service

 
Season 7 Episode 9
A major emergency operation takes place on the M62 after a chemical tanker crashes. Plus, a coast-to-coast charity bike ride ends in an accident. Presented by Rav Wilding

 
Season 7 Episode 10
A man puts his first aid skills to use after a colleague collapses from a heart attack, and a boy injures himself on a bike while travelling through a North Yorkshire forest. Presented by Rav Wilding

 

 

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