Callout to tramper lost in the Ruahine Ranges | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Callout to tramper lost in the Ruahine Ranges

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to the Ruahine Range on Friday 25 May, just after 3 pm, to recover a tramper who had become lost.

The man had called the NZ Police and used a Personal Locator Beacon (PBL) to notify the Rescue Co-ordination Centre (RCC) of his location.

Police SAR assisted in locating the man at a hut and recovered him to Palmerston North just on dark.



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