Rugby player requires rescue chopper | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Rugby player requires rescue chopper

A 15-year-old male who was injured during a rugby game in Te Awamutu on Saturday, required urgent transportation to Waikato Hospital

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was tasked at 12.45pm and landed on the sports field to meet a local ambulance, which initially responded to the incident.

The rescue helicopter was dispatched due to the nature of the injury and the distance from hospital.


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