On Tuesday the TECT Rescue Helicopter was tasked to Whangamata at 8am. On the flight to Whangamata pilot, Todd was confronted with a strong westerly wind all the way up the Coromandel Peninsula.
A A 77-year-old male was suffering from a medical event that required immediate hospital care. The patient was carefully overseen by the onboard Intensive Care Paramedic whilst being airlifted.
He was stabilised and flown to Waikato Hospital in moderate condition.
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