Umuroa Boat winch off Taranaki coast | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Umuroa Boat winch off Taranaki coast

On Saturday morning the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter flew to the Taranaki coast, tasked to medivac a crew member of the SS Umuroa with a medical condition.

Intensive Care Paramedic Andy Windle was winched onto the deck and placed the patient into a screamer suit for extraction.

The patient was then transported to the Taranaki Base for further treatment.


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