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Skydiving accident, Waharoa

The Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was tasked to a skydiving accident at Waharoa airfield at 1pm on Sunday.

A 29 year old female skydiver impacted the ground, ending up under a fence.  She sustained a  and was treated at the scene by medics before being flown to Waikato hospital for further assessment and treatment.

As the helicopter returned to base it was called to respond to a medical event in Waihi.
The helicopter landed at a park, in town, to meet an ambulance that was transporting a 77 year old male who required immediate hospital care.
He was stabilised before being flown to Waikato Hospital.

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