This morning the TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Motiti Island where a 2-year-old boy had fallen from a top bunk bed breaking his arm.
He was flown to Tauranga Hospital with his dad for immediate medical treatment.
Around midday, the crew were tasked with their second mission of the day. They transported a 75-year-old stroke patient to Auckland Hospital for clot retrieval.
Soon after returning to base, the crew were again tasked to the Eastern Bay of Plenty settlement of Waimana where a man in his 40’s in critical condition after being involved with a car.
He received multiple injuries as a result, he was flown to Waikato Hospital in a critical condition.
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