The Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter had a busy day on Saturday 20th October.
The crew were tasked at 11am by Tauranga Hospital to transfer a 66 year old male to Waikato Hospital. The patient was suffering from a heart attack.
While at Waikato hospital the team were tasked to retrieve a 53 year old male and fly him back to Tauranga Hospital to the coronary care department.
At 4.30 pm the crew were tasked to Whitianga, at the top of the Coromandel, to a 47 year old female who had suffered a lower back injury while out boating with her family. The patient was flown to Middlemore Hospital.
Shortly after returning from Auckland the crew were tasked to transfer an 11 year old male who had fractured his skull to Starship Hospital, the flight was conducted with the use of night vision goggles.