The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Taihape on Sunday morning around 11:30am after a 15-year-old girl was injured after a fall from a horse at an event.
She was stabilised on scene by St John paramedics before being airlifted to Palmerston North Hospital. The helicopter was dispatched due to the distance involved and the nature of her injuries.
About Philips Search and Rescue Trust
Philips Search and Rescue Trust (PSRT) is a charitable organisation, operating rescue helicopters throughout the Central North Island. Philips Search and Rescue Trust relies on support from principal sponsors and community donations. This crucial financial support ensures our rescue helicopters can continue to bring life-saving equipment, rescue personnel and trauma-trained medics directly to the patient.
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