Three missions for the BayTrust Rescue Helicopter | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Three missions for the BayTrust Rescue Helicopter

The BayTrust Rescue Helicopter was dispatched three times on Tuesday 5th December 2017. First flight was an emergency transfer of a 63-year-old Rotorua male at 5.30 am to Waikato Hospital.

The rescue helicopter later dispatched to Opotiki where 42-year-old male local was suffering from a serious medical event. He was airlifted directly to Waikato Hospital in a serious condition.
On the return from Waikato, the rescue helicopter was dispatched to the remote settlement of Ruatahuna where a young local girl was also suffering a medical event.

Philips Rescue Helicopters, Bay Trust Rotorua BOP Rescue Helicopter, Tuesday 2 May 2017. Photo: Stephen Barker/Barker Photography.©Philips Search & Rescue Trust

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