Interagency Emergency Helicopter Extraction Source List, PMS 512
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: Northern Rockies
|Source||Map Location||Map #||Make & Model||Ordering Procedure|
|Active Military - Airforce (Malstrom Air Force Base)||Great Falls, MT||2||Bell 205 (UH-1H)|
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.
|Central Montana Helitack||Helena, MT||4||A-star AS-350 B3|
Contact: Helena Interagency Dispatch Center (Day) 406 449-5475, (Night) 406 444-4242
|Flathead County Sheriff (Air One)||Kalispell, MT||3||Bell 429|
Have local dispatch place order with Flathead County Sheriff Dispatch 406-260-4319.
|National Park Service (Yellowstone)||Yellowstone, WY||1||A-star AS-350 B3|
Contact: Bozeman Interagency Dispatch Center (BZC), 406-624-3830, or Yellowstone Dispatch, Laura Dooley, 307-344-2181.
|Two Bear Air SAR||Whitefish, MT||5||Bell 429 hoist capable|
Request through Flathead County Dispatch. The Flathead County Sheriff's Department makes ultimate decision. 406-260-4319.