The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Eketahuna on Tuesday 20 December, at around 5.30am for a man in his 60’s with a medical emergency. He was stabilised on scene by St John Paramedics, before being airlifted to Wellington Hospital for specialist treatment.
Not long after returning the rescue helicopter was then sent to Mangaweka for a 60-year-old woman with a medical emergency. She was treated on scene by St John Paramedics and was in a stable condition.
Later that night the rescue helicopter was tasked to Taihape for a man in his 60’s with a medical emergency. He stabilised on scene by St John Paramedics before being airlifted to Whanganui Hospital in a stable condition.