At around 8:00AM EDT Abe flew from Indianapolis, IN to Orlando, FL to pick up our patient Chena C. She is 39 years old and was stuck in Orlando, Florida neeing for transportation to I.U. Simon Cancer Center in Indianapolis.
She has stage four cancer and went to Orlando on a Make a Wish trip 4 weeks ago and was admitted to the hospital for fluid in the lungs and was on a ventilator for a few days.
Her family is trying to get her to the IU Simon Cancer Center in Indianapolis where her children and husband can see her and not be 900 miles away. She was diagnosed with multiple myeloma cancer one year ago and now has exhausted all treatment benefits. She was going home to be with her family during her last days.
Flight crew for this mission was Hal Blank, Bryce Grardner, Tami Blank, Justin Woodall and Nichole Williams.