Passenger Stories

Nellie, Sebastian, Fla.  Sebastian, Florida Resident Nellie will never forget the night of December 9, 1998. That night he was rushed to the hospital for what he and his wife were initially told was a … MORE Over a year ago, Quincy was in a fire that took his 4 year old sister’s life, a family home and a boy’s innocence. Burns cover 76% of his tiny body … MORE Teofilo Q., Orlando, Fla. It all started when 75-year-old patriarch Teofilo fell and hit his head. He was on a feeding pump, trach and oxygen. The oxygen transportation alone posed enough of a logistical problem to keep him off a commercial flight… MORE
Heidi was on the list for an intestinal transplant operation. She would need spur-of-the-moment transportation, probably in the middle of the night … MORE Little Foster was born with severe bilateral clubfoot. Both of his feet were turned completely the wrong way… MORE Aaron M. Pensacola, Fla. Since July, 2004, Aaron, who has cranio stenosis, must regularly be flown from his home in Pensacola for treatments in Atlanta and to see his physician in Hollywood, Florida. MORE
Marlin H., Port St. Lucie, Fla. Marlin has a serious rare blood disorder called Mastocytosis. When she realized many of her young friends at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital of Tampa would not be able to be home for Christmas, she swung into action and … MORE Andy R., Fort Walton Beach, Fla. Angel Flight Southeast, angel flights, volunteer pilots, medical flightsVery few four-year-olds know what it’s like to fly on an airplane, much less a private aircraft. But Andy R. of Fort Walton Beach is a pro since a tragic accident in December 2013 left him burned on 40% of his body. Andy, who faces ongoing medical care hundreds of miles… MORE Tiberius B., Key West, Fla.         Angel Flight Southeast, Angel Flights, volunteer pilotsCancer doesn’t care how old you are or where you live.  For the parents of little Tiberius B., the reality of his B-cell Lymphoma diagnosis in the summer of 2013 was overwhelming.MORE
Carole T., Summerland Key, Fla. Carole Thompson and David Trilling2When you live with constant pain, there are few things that can provide comfort.  Diagnosed with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (CRPS/RSD) in 2011, Carole T. is especially grateful for Angel Flight Southeast. MORE  Alex S. Vero Beach, Fla. Alex Siebert in cockpitAlex S. loves to be in the clouds. The 15 year old from Vero Beach, Fla. has a rare medical disorder and severe autism that might otherwise make him uncomfortable flying.  MORE  Next story


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