Injured man cut off by snow | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Injured man cut off by snow

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched at approximately 4.30pm on Thursday 13 July, to a property in the foothills of the Ruahine Ranges, 50km north of Palmerston North.

A 48-year-old man had sustained a leg injury and had been cutoff from the road due to the heavy snow fall during the day.

The only access available to the remote property was via rescue helicopter. The man was airlifted to Palmerston North Hospital for treatment.


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