The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Otaki yesterday afternoon around 5:30pm after a 6-year-old girl was injured after falling from a tree.
She sustained head injures and was stabilised by St John paramedics before being airlifted to Palmerston North Hospital.
About Philips Search & Rescue Trust
Philips Search and Rescue Trust (PSRT) is a charitable organisation, operating rescue helicopters throughout the Central North Island. Philips Search and Rescue Trust relies on support from principal sponsors and community donations. This crucial financial support ensures our rescue helicopters can continue to bring life-saving equipment, rescue personnel and trauma-trained medics directly to the patient.