March 20, 2006
Photo by Ryan Salm Sierra Sun ABOVE: Care Flight nurse Marti Robinson checks the medical equipment in the helicopter. LEFT: Care Flight helicopter pilot Greg Poirier hovers over downtown Truckee as a snow storm makes its way into the region on Monday. Care Flight crews can respond to medical emergencies within a 150-mile radius of Truckee Tahoe Airport. RIGHT: A Care Flight helicopter lifts off from its base at the fire station in Martis Valley on Monday morning.