On Monday at midday, the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter flew to Whakapapa Skifield.
The crew picked up a patient who had broken her lower leg whilst on the snow at Whakapapa Skifield.
The onboard Intensive Care Paramedic, Simon Burrow oversaw the patient en route to Waikato Hospital.
On duty crew for this mission: Pilot – Phil Wilson, Intensive Care Paramedic – Simon Burrows and Crewman – Leon Ford.
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