On Sunday morning the TECT Rescue Helicopter was tasked with an urgent transfer from Whakatane Hospital to Waikato Hospital for a 53-year old male.
On their way back to base the crew was tasked to Pongakawa where a 9-year old boy had fallen off his motorbike and sustained a fractured femur.
He was flown to Tauranga Hospital for treatment.
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