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Flying samaritans crash and clinic suspension

Just received this email about our Tucson chapter of Flying Sam’s service to baja Mexico! Best wishes to the families of the providers who went down providing free medical care to those in baja Mexico!

“Our Chapter suspended clinic related flight operations on November 9, 2010 and canceled the November El Rosario Clinic, thereby honoring the decision of Vic Jones, the President of the International Board of Directors of the Flying Samaritans (the “IBOD”). Mr. Jones’ decision follows the loss of four FS members in a private plane crash near Ensenada, BCN, Mexico on October 15, 2010.”

Read more about the Sams volunteers who crashed here

The Flying Samaritans serve the poorer people of Baja, Mexico who cannot get access to medical care through their privately funded and staffed medical clinics.  Learn more about the Flying Sams and their work at their main website:

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