The Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched at 11 pm on Monday 16 April to Morgan Road, near Matamata, where a car had rolled several times, critically injuring two of the vehicle’s occupants.
The rescue helicopter flew a 19-year-old male to Waikato Hospital for assessment and treatment. The other injured person was also flown to Waikato Hospital by the Hamilton-based Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter.
Earlier that evening, the Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter has been tasked to transport a 37-year-old critical patient to Waikato Hospital.
Both of these flights were conducted used the use of Night Vision Goggles (NVG’S).