Urgent medical transfer to Auckland | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Urgent medical transfer to Auckland

On Wednesday evening at around 9pm the Waikato Westpac  Rescue Helicopter was tasked by the ICU team for a hospital transfer.

The team left from Waikato Hospital to transfer a 74-year-old female patient to Auckland Hospital for urgent medical treatment after suffering from a stroke.

The Waikato fog was again threatening but the crew got up to Auckland and back Hamilton before about 1am, just before the fog set in.

The attached image is of the fog forming over Hamilton City as viewed through Night Vision Goggles (NVG).

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