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Boy accidentally swallows battery

The Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched Waihau Bay at 5pm on Sunday 1 April, where a 10-year-old boy who was playing around with batteries had accidentally swallowed one.

Due to the corrosive nature of the battery and the likely injuries, the Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was tasked to pick up the boy from Waihau Bay Fire Station and transport him to Tauranga Hospital for assessment and treatment. 

Philips Rescue Helicopters, Trust Power TECT Rescue Helicopter base, Tauranga, Wednesday 26 April 2017. Photo: Stephen Barker/Barker Photography.
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