Back-to-back missions for the Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Back-to-back missions for the Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter

The Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was tasked on Sunday 20 May at 1 pm to transport a critically ill male from Tauranga Hospital to Waikato Hospital for specialist treatment. Not long after returning to base, the rescue helicopter was dispatched to Te Hoe, to the scene of a car crash where nine people had been injured.

The Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter airlifted a 35-year-old female with serious internal injuries and a 15-year-old male with serious injuries to Waikato Hospital for treatment.

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was also tasked to the scene.


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