Early morning mission for the BayTrust Rescue Helicopter | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Early morning mission for the BayTrust Rescue Helicopter

The BayTrust Rescue Helicopter was tasked to Turangi on in the early hours of Wednesday 30 May at to retrieve a 72-year-old local man who had suffered a serious medical event. 

He was stabilised by paramedics before being airlifted to Rotorua Hospital for further treatment.  This mission was conducted under the use of Night Vision Equipment.        

Later that day, the BayTrust Rescue Helicopter was tasked by Rotorua Hospital to transfer a 3-year-old Taupo boy to Waikato Hospital for a further medical assessment and specialist care.

Philips Rescue Helicopters, Bay Trust Rotorua BOP Rescue Helicopter, Tuesday 2 May 2017. Photo: Stephen Barker/Barker Photography.©Philips Search & Rescue Trust

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