Serious medical event in Athenree | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Serious medical event in Athenree

On 25 December, in the evening, the TECT Rescue Helicopter was called to Athenree where a man in his 70’s suffered a medical event while swimming in his pool at home. He was swimming with his wife when he fell unwell and ended up under water for 3 minutes, she raised the alarm and family members and then FENZ volunteers provided cpr and successfully resuscitated the man.

He was flown to Tauranga hospital in a serious condition.

 

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