Memorial Service Set for Air Evac Paramedic

An Air Evac Lifeteam memorial service for Wichita Falls flight paramedic Erasmus "Johan" van der Colff will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, October 30, 2014. The service will be at First Baptist Church, 1200 9th Street in Wichita Falls, 76301.

A patient was being transported to United Regional Health Care System in a Air Evac helicopter from Waurika, Oklahoma when the helicopter crashed near the hospital. The patient, Buddy Rhodes, died in the crash. The flight nurse, Leslie Stewart, died from her injuries on October 8th.

Johan van der Colff  died from his injuries sustained in the crash at Parkland Hospital on October 22, 2014.