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Two boxing day missions for Palmerston team

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched north of Taihape at around 8pm on 26 December to a man suffering a medical event.

He was treated at scene by the onboard Intensive Care Paramedic before being airlifted to Whanganui Hospital for further assessment.  

At 10.30pm the same evening the rescue team were again dispatched to Dannevirke for a man suffering chest pains.

Due to weather the helicopter was unable to reach destination but landed at Woodville where it was met by a road ambulance carrying the patient.

He was treated at Woodville by the onboard Intensive Care Paramedic before being airlifted to Whanganui Hospital for further assessment.

 

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