Busy Friday for Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Busy Friday for Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter

On Friday the Hamilton based Waikato Westpac Rescue helicopter was tasked on 2 missions.

The first was to the Waipa Valley at approximately 1330 (East of Te Kuiti) to a 47 year old local male suffering form a cardiac event. He was airlifted to Waikato Hospital for treatment.

On the back of the 1st mission the helicopter was immediately tasked on a second to Thames Hospital by the Waikato ICU team. A 62 year old local woman was suffering from a serious medical event and required extraction to Waikato for specialist treatment.



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