Emergency airlift for man with injured hand | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Emergency airlift for man with injured hand

The Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched at 1 pm on Tuesday 10 July transport a 30-year-old male from Tauranga Hospital to Waikato Hospital.

The man required emergency surgery to his hand after an accident with a drop-saw. The man was flown directly on a rapid response flight.

The Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was also tasked to transport a patient to Waikato Hospital on Sunday 8 July. A 40-year-old Mt Maunganui man required specialist treatment due to a serious cardiac condition.


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