Hiker winched from bush trail | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Hiker winched from bush trail

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to the Mangaotaki Bush Reserve, west of PioPio, at approximately 4pm, on Saturday 15 October, to a hiker in distress on the bush walk loop track.
The woman had a suspected broken ankle as a result of a fall.

The woman was rescued from the bush using the NZCT Rescue Winch, and flown to Waikato Hospital for further treatment.

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