Waihau Bay man airlifted | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Waihau Bay man airlifted

The Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to the Te Kaha medical centre at approximately 11am on Wednesday 4 January, to a 56- year-old Waihau Bay man who had presented with a serious medical condition.

He was stabilised by the on board Intensive Care Paramedic before being flown to Whakatane for further treatment.
The helicopter was used because of the serious nature of the man condition and the distance to hospital.

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