Monday’s Missions for the Greenlea Rescue Helicopter | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Monday’s Missions for the Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

In the early morning of Monday, February 1st, the Greenlea Rescue Helicopter attended a motor vehicle accident near Waikite Valley. The patient was in serious condition and was treated and transported to Waikato Hospital by the Greenlea Rescue Helicopter.

The Greenlea Rescue Helicopter was later dispatched to a motor vehicle accident near Rerewhakaaitu, for a patient who received minor injuries but was able to get out of the car before it caught fire.

The Greenlea Rescue Helicopter then flew to Rotorua for a patient who had been involved in a motor vehicle accident and had sustained serious injuries. The patient was transported by the Greenlea Rescue Helicopter to Waikato Hospital for emergency surgery.

Early that afternoon, the Greenlea Rescue Helicopter attended a patient who slipped on a hiking track near Te Haroto, fracturing their ankle. The Greenlea Rescue Helicopter was able to land nearby, where the patient was treated and transported to Hastings.

While returning from Hastings, the Greenlea Rescue Helicopter was tasked to Taupo for a patient suffering serious injuries following a boating accident. The Greenlea Rescue Helicopter transported the patient to Rotorua Hospital.

 

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