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Helicopters to the Rescue

Helicopters to the Rescue

Posted October 14, 2021
Emergency Services

The Westpac 1 Rescue Helicopter was called to Ti Point, near Omaha Beach Leigh at 5 pm yesterday, Wednesday October 13 to assist with a rescue.

Emergency services, including Fire & Rescue worked together to stabilise a male patient in his 20’s who fell five metres while rock climbing. He needed to be extricated by winch from a height of 90ft and was flown to Auckland City Hospital in a serious condition.

Emergency services, including Fire & Rescue worked together to stabilise a male patient in his 20’s who fell five metres while rock climbing. He needed to be extricated by winch from a height of 90ft and was flown to Auckland City Hospital in a serious condition.