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Helicopters to the Rescue

Helicopters to the Rescue

Posted December 08, 2021
Emergency Services

At midday on Monday, December 6, the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was tasked to Thames Hospital to retrieve a patient who suffered neck injuries during a vehicle rollover. The male in his 30’s was flown to Waikato Hospital for further treatment.

They were later tasked to Waihi, for a female in her 70’s who slipped, injuring her ankle. The woman was transported to Waikato Hospital for further assessment.

Photo credit: Phillips Search & Rescue Trust