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500th Flight of Pilots for Patients

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-03-05

Duration: 00:00:47

Subjects: Pilots for Patients | Medical Missions | Health Care


  • Whinham, Charlie Host


This segment from the March 5, 2010, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham reporting on the 500th flight milestone of Pilots for Patients, a non-profit organization in Monroe that allows private pilots to use their own planes to fly free medical missions for patients with non-emergency medical conditions to visit doctors or hospitals in other cities or states.