Ngahinapouri tractor incident | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Ngahinapouri tractor incident

In the morning of Friday, June 11 the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter attended to a patient in their late sixties who was suffering from a medical event in Matarangi.

The patient was flown to Waikato Hospital.

Later that morning, the onboard crew responded to a call out to Ngāhinapōuri for a patient in their twenties who had sustained chest injuries in a tractor incident.

They flew the patient to Waikato Hospital.

The helicopter was then tasked to Thames Hospital for a patient with a cardiac condition.

The same evening, they were dispatched to Rotorua Hospital to transport a patient suffering a cardiac event to Waikato Hospital.

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