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Aircraft to help children in need of care unveiled

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Distance is no longer an obstacle when it comes to transporting patients to Kosair Children's Hospital.

Wednesday the hospital unveiled the Just For Kids Transport Team Airplane, a refurbished 1980 Beechcraft King Air 200, at the Clark Regional Airport.

The aircraft flies more than 200 children each year to Kosair Children's Hospital from across Kentucky and the region.

The refurbished plane features a customized medical interior that can transport either one pediatric patient or two infants at a time.

The refurbished plane was made possible through the Children's Hospital Foundation and a $1 million donation from Speedway.

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