Man winched from Kawakawa Bay | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Man winched from Kawakawa Bay

The Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Kawakawa Bay near Kinloch, Taupo on Saturday 26 January.

A 45 year old New Plymouth man had fallen from his bike while mountain biking, receiving serious shoulder injuries.

Due to the location the helicopter was unable to land close to the patient so the decision was made to winch him from his location before flying him to Taupo Hospital for treatment.


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