BANGOR — Now that the two new helicopters are in service, LifeFlight of Maine is looking to show them off to the people they serve.

The organization is planning a virtual celebration event to introduce the new aircraft to the public on Thursday, April 15, at 5 p.m. from Bangor.

The event will be broadcast live to Facebook from the Bangor hangar and will include crew members giving a virtual tour of one of the helicopters. The event will include remarks from LifeFlight of Maine Executive Director Tom Judge, LifeFlight Foundation Executive Director Kate O’Halloran, CDC Director Nirav Shah, doctor and Maine Warden Service Chaplain Kate Braestrup, and a live Q&A with the flight crew.

To attend, tune into LifeFlight of Maine’s Facebook page:

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