Interagency Emergency Helicopter Extraction Source List, PMS 512

The Interagency Emergency Helicopter Extraction Source List provides incident management and coordination system personnel with a national list of emergency helicopter extraction availability and capability. This source list is compiled from federal, state, municipal governments, military, and Emergency Medical Response (EMS) programs throughout the country. This document can be useful when filling in the "Emergency Contact Checklist" on the Interagency Mishap Response Guide & Checklist, PMS 503, available at https://www.nwcg.gov/publications/503.Emergency helicopter extraction is used to insert emergency response personnel and/or extract critically injured personnel from remote or inaccessible locations. Incident management and coordination system personnel should take the time to understand the capabilities and limitations of helicopter extraction. Read our background and consideration information section including ordering resources and mission planning.
Geographic Area:
Southwest
Source:
US Forest Service
Map Location:
Tucson, AZ
Map Location Number:
14
Make & Model:
Note: Photo may be only a representation of the available helicopter and is not necessarily a photo of the actual helicopter
A-star (AS350 B3)

A-star (AS350 B3)
Recovery Device or Method:
Short-haul
FM Radio Programmable:
Yes
Ordering Procedure:

Contact Tucson Interagency Dispatch Center at (520)202-2710. Helicopter Program Manager Luke Abell at (520)664-0600.

Administrative Information:

None

Notes:

This is a national fire resource helicopter, available for long term assignment for national/regional incidents. Check availability, may already be assigned to incident.

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Geographic Area:
Southwest
Source:
Bernalillo County Sheriff's Department
Map Location:
Albuquerque, NM
Map Location Number:
13
Make & Model:
Note: Photo may be only a representation of the available helicopter and is not necessarily a photo of the actual helicopter
Bell UH-1H "Huey"

Bell UH-1H "Huey"
Recovery Device or Method:
Hoist
FM Radio Programmable:
Yes
Ordering Procedure:

Contact Albuquerque Dispatch 505-346-2660. Bernalillo County Communications Center 505-798-7000.
Direct contact. Director of Operations Deputy Larry Koran 505-239-1241.

Administrative Information:

None

Notes:

**NVG- search and rescue but not for hoist operations. Helicopter N911SZ comes equipped with a day camera/flir and downlink.

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Geographic Area:
Southwest
Source:
Bernalillo County Sheriff's Department
Map Location:
Albuquerque, NM
Map Location Number:
12
Make & Model:
Note: Photo may be only a representation of the available helicopter and is not necessarily a photo of the actual helicopter
A-star (AS350 B3)

A-star (AS350 B3), photographer Bill Larkin
Recovery Device or Method:
Hoist
FM Radio Programmable:
Yes
Ordering Procedure:

Contact Albuquerque Dispatch 505-346-2660. Bernalillo County Communications Center 505-798-7000.

Administrative Information:

None

Notes:

**NVG- search and rescue but not for hoist operations. Helicopter N911ZZ, comes equipped with a day camera/flir and downlink.

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Geographic Area:
Southwest
Source:
Phoenix Police/Fire Department
Map Location:
Phoenix, AZ
Map Location Number:
11
Make & Model:
Note: Photo may be only a representation of the available helicopter and is not necessarily a photo of the actual helicopter
Augusta A109E Power

Augusta A109 Power, photographer Edgar Zuniga Jr.
Recovery Device or Method:
Hoist
FM Radio Programmable:
No
Ordering Procedure:

Contact Phoenix Alarm 602-262-7496.
City of Phoenix Police Dispatch Air Unit Hanger 606-262-6151.

Administrative Information:

None

Notes:

None

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Geographic Area:
Southwest
Source:
H & HS Yuma OpsO
Map Location:
Yuma, AZ
Map Location Number:
10
Make & Model:
Note: Photo may be only a representation of the available helicopter and is not necessarily a photo of the actual helicopter
Bell HH-1N "Huey"

Bell HH-1N "Huey", photographer Alan Radecki
Recovery Device or Method:
Both (Hoist and Short-haul)
FM Radio Programmable:
Yes
Ordering Procedure:

Contact Air Force Rescue Coordination Center (AFRCC) 800-851-3051.
Direct contact 928-269-2326.

Administrative Information:

None

Notes:

None

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Geographic Area:
Southwest
Source:
Active Military - Air Force (Kirtland Air Force Base)
Map Location:
Albuquerque, NM
Map Location Number:
9
Make & Model:
Note: Photo may be only a representation of the available helicopter and is not necessarily a photo of the actual helicopter
Pavehawk (HH60)

Pavehawk (HH60)
Recovery Device or Method:
Hoist
FM Radio Programmable:
No
Ordering Procedure:

Contact local Dispatch. Dispatch/Requesting Office will contact the 58th Special Operations Wing at Kirtland (505)846-9482 or (505)846-3777.

Administrative Information:

None

Notes:

The 58th Special Operations Wing will place a call to the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center (AFRCC) at Tyndall Air Force Base in Florida. The AFRCC has the Go/No Go decision on accepting the mission.

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Geographic Area:
Southwest
Source:
New Mexico National Guard
Map Location:
Santa Fe, NM
Map Location Number:
8
Make & Model:
Note: Photo may be only a representation of the available helicopter and is not necessarily a photo of the actual helicopter
Blackhawk (UH-60A)

Blackhawk UH-60A, photo by Tomás Del Coro from Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Recovery Device or Method:
Hoist
FM Radio Programmable:
Yes
Ordering Procedure:

Contact Santa Fe Dispatch 505-438-5600.
Orders go through Santa Fe Dispatch, who will request from New Mexico State Forestry, who will forward the request to New Mexico Homeland Security Secretary, who will get the Governors approval. National Guard Contact CPT Kevin Doo 505-474-1158 or cell 505-699-2122.

Administrative Information:

None

Notes:

None

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Geographic Area:
Southwest
Source:
Active Military - Air Force (Davis-Monthan Air Force Reserve)
Map Location:
Tucson, AZ
Map Location Number:
7
Make & Model:
Note: Photo may be only a representation of the available helicopter and is not necessarily a photo of the actual helicopter
Pavehawk (HH60)

Pavehawk (HH60)
Recovery Device or Method:
Hoist
FM Radio Programmable:
Yes
Ordering Procedure:

GACC or 911 dispatch centers should coordinate requests for military, Coast Guard, and National Guard resources through the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center (AFRCC) at phone #: 800-851-3051.
Direct contact: 305 RQS, Lt. Col Nathan Horner, Ops Desk phone # 520-228-2168, or 520-228-2316, or 520-228-5290.

Administrative Information:

None

Notes:

None

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Geographic Area:
Southwest
Source:
Arizona Department of Public Safety
Map Location:
Flagstaff, AZ
Kingman, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Tucson, AZ
Map Location Number:
3
4
5
6
Make & Model:
Note: Photo may be only a representation of the available helicopter and is not necessarily a photo of the actual helicopter
5 - Bell 407's

Bell 407, photographer unknown
Recovery Device or Method:
Short-haul
FM Radio Programmable:
Yes
Ordering Procedure:

Contact: Contact Arizona State Dispatch at 800-309-7081, AZ Dept. of Public Safety Dispatch 1-800-247-6337.

Administrative Information:

Aviation Bureau 602-223-2535 business hours.

Notes:

Arizona State Emergency Response helicopters. Available for medical, SAR, and LE missions. Immediate short term fire suppression (Bambi Bucket), (only available in Arizona).

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Geographic Area:
Southwest
Source:
National Park Service
Map Location:
Grand Canyon, AZ
Map Location Number:
2
Make & Model:
Note: Photo may be only a representation of the available helicopter and is not necessarily a photo of the actual helicopter
A-star (AS350 B3)

A-star (AS350 B3)
Recovery Device or Method:
Short-haul
FM Radio Programmable:
Yes
Ordering Procedure:

Contact: Williams Dispatch Center (WDC), 928-635-8356, Helicopter Program Manager Eric Graff at 928-266-5633 or 928-856-0319.

Administrative Information:

Procurement can be initiated by MOU or incident “P” number.

Notes:

This is a national fire resource helicopter. Available for long term assignment for national/regional incidents. Check availability, may already be assigned to incident. Both helicopters are not available simultaneously.

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Geographic Area:
Southwest
Source:
National Park Service
Map Location:
Grand Canyon, AZ
Map Location Number:
1
Make & Model:
Note: Photo may be only a representation of the available helicopter and is not necessarily a photo of the actual helicopter
MD-900/207E

MD-900/207E
Recovery Device or Method:
Short-haul
FM Radio Programmable:
Yes
Ordering Procedure:

Contact: Williams Dispatch Center (WDC), 928-635-8356, Helicopter Program Manager Eric Graff at 928-266-5633 or 928-856-0319.

Administrative Information:

Procurement can be initiated by MOU or incident “P” number.

Notes:

This is a national fire resource helicopter. Available for long term assignment for national/regional incidents. Check availability, may already be assigned to incident. Both helicopters are not available simultaneously.

This page was last modified on February 14, 2020