Multiple missions for the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Multiple missions for the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched on three missions on Saturday 27 January.
The first, at 9 am was to Tokoroa to retrieve a newborn baby in respiratory distress.
The second to a farm near Karamu, west of Hamilton, for a 39-year-old Raglan man who was lead climbing on a regularly used limestone cliff formation when he fell approximately 6m injuring his back.
The third job was to the Hakarimata walkway trail, near Ngaruawahia, where a 46-year old Auckland woman was winched from the dense bush after she fell and broke her leg.
All patients were stabilised and flown to Waikato Hospital for further treatment.

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