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n our January 2016 feature “Angels of Mercy” (see ), contributing editor Stephan Wilkinson wrote, “These 10 great aerial rescues demonstrate that aircraft serve a far nobler purpose than hauling passengers and cargo or dealing death from the skies.” This issue and recent events underscore the utility of aircraft for lifesaving missions

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