The day began in the late morning for the TECT Rescue Helicopter, the crew were tasked to airlift a 79-year-old male from Tauranga Hospital to Waikato Hospital with a serious medical condition.
Later on, in the evening at 6:45pm, the TECT Rescue Helicopter flew a 59-year-old female from Tauranga Hospital to Waikato Hospital. Earlier in the day she had been run over by a vehicle and had received life-threatening injuries.
Whilst at Waikato Hospital, the TECT Rescue Helicopter responded at 8pm to Rotorua Hospital to transfer a critically sick 72-year-old female to Waikato Hospital.
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