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Man seriously injured after fall on farm

The Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched at 6 pm on Saturday 25 November to Nukuhou, southeast of Whakatane, where a 73-year-old man had suffered a serious suspected neck injury.

The man had fallen down a 5-6 meter bank on his farm and his landing had resulted in his injuries. He was stablised at the scene before being flown to Tauranga Hospital for treatment.

Philips Rescue Helicopters, Trust Power TECT Rescue Helicopter base, Tauranga, Wednesday 26 April 2017. Photo: Stephen Barker/Barker Photography.
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