63 year old man with serious burns transferred to Waikato Hospital | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

63 year old man with serious burns transferred to Waikato Hospital

On Friday 28th June the Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Whakatane hospital.

They transferred a 63-year old Opotiki man who had suffered serious burns to his chest when his clothing caught fire while using an electric grinder.

He was flown to Waikato Hospital immediately for specialist treatment.



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