Emergency callout to man suffering stroke | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Emergency callout to man suffering stroke

The Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched at 7.30pm on Monday 19 March to Te Aroha, to an 83-year-old man who has suffered a stroke.

The man was stablised by paramedics before being flown to Waikato Hospital in a serious condition.

Early that day the rescue helicopter was tasked to Te Kaha medical Centre, where a 40-year-old local man had become unwell with a serious medical condition.

He was flown to Tauranga Hospital in the care of the onboard paramedic.

Philips Rescue Helicopters, Trust Power TECT Rescue Helicopter base, Tauranga, Wednesday 26 April 2017. Photo: Stephen Barker/Barker Photography.
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