Busy Saturday for the Greenlea Rescue Helicopter | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Busy Saturday for the Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

On Saturday 18 September the Greenlea Rescue Helicopter was dispatched around 11am to Taupo Hospital to transport a critical patient requiring urgent specialist care to Rotorua Hospital.

While on the way back to base around 12:45, the Greenlea Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Whakapapa ski field for a child who has called while skiing fracturing their leg. The child and their Mum were flown to Whanganui Hospital.

While flying back from Whanganui around 3pm, the Greenlea Rescue Helicopter was called back to Whakapapa for a patient with spinal injury. The patient was transported to Waikato Hospital.

Just at the Greenlea Rescue Helicopter arrived back to base, they were dispatched to the mountain for a skier who had a fractured arm, the patient was treated and transported to Whanganui Hospital.

 

 

 

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