10 year old boy fractures leg while skiing | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

10 year old boy fractures leg while skiing

On the 11th of August, The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter flew to Turoa Ski Field for a 10yr old boy who had badly fractured his leg while skiing, due to low cloud at the Turoa Medical Centre the Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was unable to land so RV’d with an Ambulance at Ohakune who took the onboard Intensive Care Paramedic up the mountain where the boy was treated before bringing him to the waiting Helicopter and was flown with his mother to Palmerston North Hospital.

 

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