999: Britain From Above


2 x 30′



Hat Trick International

As the number of 999 calls soars and budgets are slashed, the emergency services are taking to the air to keep us safe.

Through unseen footage and exclusive access to fire, police, coastguard and air ambulance rescue teams across England and Wales and with first-time access to the National Police Air Service’s operation centre and state-of-the-art helicopters, the programmes feature dramatic stories of saving lives and fighting crime from above.

We reveal how police forces are deploying military-spec drones to search for vulnerable missing people in impossible to reach places; how the fastest air ambulances are racing against the clock to save lives when every second counts, and how fire services are fighting blazes from the sky.

This is the inside, untold story of how Britain’s emergency services are taking to the skies to save lives.


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