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November 11, 2012
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Angel Flight West wings medical patients to needed treatments

Tom Young is a private pilot, a civil engineer and a civil man who flies folks to and from medical treatments that are a great distance from their homes.The Carson City resident, a volunteer pilot for Angel Flight West, has one such flight to his credit and looks forward to more. He flew a man with melanoma, a skin cancer, from Sacramento, Calif., back home to Yerington after treatment in California’s capital city.“The best thing about Angel Flight is just helping others,” said Young, a pilot of a dozen years who comes from a family of fliers.He said the flight …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Nov 11, 2012 03:57AM Published Nov 11, 2012 03:56AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.