Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter multiple missions | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter multiple missions

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was called out to three missions on Sunday 11 November.

At approximately 1o am the crew was dispatched to a Motocross event in the Komata hills (North of Paeroa).
A rider had suffered a serious medical event and required urgent transport to hospital from the remote location.
Upon return to base the helicopter was again dispatched to transport the Waikato Hospital Neonatal Team to Tauranga Hospital to uplift a new born baby requiring requiring specialist care in Waikato Hospital.
The rescue team where once again dispatched at 5.30pm to attend a motor vehicle accident on State Highway 4, east of Eight Mile Junction (South of Te Kuiti).
A single vehicle had rolled and two people has sustained serious injuries.
The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter transported a 73 year old Otorohanga man, with serious injuries, to Waikato Hospital.
The Greenlea Rescue Helicopter also attended transporting a female patient to Waikato Hospital.

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