Mission Log

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Below you will find a summary of our recent missions. Our life-saving services are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and are completely free of charge to everyone in Hawke's Bay. For more information about our work please contact the Fundraising Team on 06 878 1630 or email mfm@hbhrt.org.nz 

 

Patient with septic shock

2 months ago - Thursday 16th August
7:30 p.m. The helicopter was called to Wairoa to a 60 y.o. male suffering with septic shock, he was treated at the scene by St John Paramedics before he was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.

Suspected cardiac patient

2 months ago - Monday 13th August
6:50 p.m. The helicopter was tasked to Waipukurau for a 54 y.o. male patient with a suspected heart attack. He was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.

Hospital Transfer

2 months ago - Saturday 11 August
1730 Transported a male patient with a fractured ankle from Wairoa Hospital to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

Waipukurau

2 months ago - Friday 10 August
1005 The rescue helicopter was responded to Waipukarau for a 62 year old male with a medical condition. He was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.

Busy day for the Rescue Helicopter with Stabbing Patient and a Silage Bale Accident

2 months ago - Wednesday 8 August
0735 The rescue helicopter was responded to a meat processing plant at Takapau for a 33 year old male who was accidentally stabbed whilst cutting up meat. He was transported to Hawkes Bay Hospital for further treatment.
1600 The rescue helicopter was responded to a hay shed on a farm between Hastings and Napier, for a male in his late 50’s who was lifting hay bales with the forks of the tractor when a 600 kg hay bale toppled over the forks and landed on him - he sustained spinal and neck injuries. He was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment. The helicopter was tasked to this incident because the incident was a wet and muddy farmland which was inaccessible for a road ambulance.

Wairoa Hospital Transfer

3 months ago - Sunday 5 July
930 Flew to Wairoa to meet a St John Ambulance with a 64 y.o. female who was suffering a stroke, she was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

Elsthorpe Quad Bike Roll

3 months ago - Thursday 2 August
1155 The rescue helicopter was responded to a farm at Elsthorpe for a 40 year old male who rolled his quad bike and sustained a severely fractured wrist and possible pelvis injuries - he was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.

Cardiac Patient to Wellington

3 months ago - Wednesday 1 August
1545 Transported a female patient, in her 70’s, with cardiac problems from Hawke’s Bay Hospital to Wellington Hospital.

Wairoa Hospital Transfer

3 months ago - Monday 30 July
2240 Transported a teenage female patient with a medical condition from Wairoa Hospital to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

Bus Rollover at Turoa Ski Field

3 months ago - Saturday 28 July

1500 The Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter was one of four rescue helicopters responded to a bus which rolled over coming down the hill from Turoa Ski field with 31 people on board.
The Lowe Corporation Helicopter transported a 31 y.o. female who sustained head injuries and a fractured pelvis, and a 29 y.o. female with head injuries to Waikato Hospital for further treatment

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