Fisherman falls ill | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Fisherman falls ill

On Thursday 15th August just after 3pm, the Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Major Island located off the Bay of Plenty coast.

A 79 year-old Te puke man had fallen ill while out fishing.

He was checked over by the Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter’s Intensive Care Paramedic before being flown to Tauranga Hospital in moderate condition.

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