Possum trapper winched from the Kaimai Ranges | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Possum trapper winched from the Kaimai Ranges

The TECT Rescue Helicopter was tasked at 12pm to the Kaimai Ranges where a possum trapper cut his leg with a machete.

The patient was winched into the helicopter . The Intensive Care Paramedic and patient’s dog were then hover loaded into the helicopter before taking off.

The patient was flown to Tauranga Hospital for assessment and treatment.

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