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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 

 

Specialist Team Transfer to Wairoa

17 months ago - Transported a specialist medical team from the Hawke's Bay Fallen Soldiers' Memorial Hospital to Wairoa Hospital so they could stabilize a delicate patient for transportation via road.

Mountain Bike Accident in Askdale

18 months ago - The Rescue Helicopter responded to a mountain bike park at Eskdale where a 43 year old male had fallen while riding his bike, sustaining chest and shoulder injuries. He was transported to the Hawke's Bay Fallen Soldiers' Memorial Hospital for further treatment.

Rescue from Te Mata Peak

18 months ago - The Rescue Helicopter responded to Te Mata Peak to winch a 50-year-old female, who had sustained a serious shoulder injury following a fall from her mountain bike, whilst on one of the parks' trails. A St John advanced paramedic was winched into the incident sight, so she could be stabilized, before being extracted by winch. She was then transported to the Hawke's Bay Fallen Soldiers' Memorial Hospital for further treatment.

Farm Accident near Tuai

18 months ago - The Rescue Helicopter responded to a farm station near Tuai, to airlift a 73-year-old male from Raupunga who had suffered a spinal injury while working on a tractor. Unable to move or extract himself from the seat of the tractor for at least four hours, he was discovered by a farm worker who called the emergency services. The Rescue Helicopter transported him to the Hawke's Bay Fallen Soldiers' Memorial Hospital for further treatment.

Household accident in Nuhaka

18 months ago - The Rescue Helicopter responded to an accident in Nuhaka, where a 67 year old male was knocked over by his dog and sustained a fractured/dislocated ankle. He was transported to the Hawke's Bay Fallen Soldiers' Memorial Hospital for further treatment.

Tramping Party Rescue

18 months ago - The Rescue Helicopter responded to a request by the Rescue Coordination Centre, to search for a PLB (Personal Locator Beacon) that had been activated near the Ikawetea Forks Hut in the Ruahine Range. A tramping party of four was located in a stream bed close to the Range, where a 70 year old male had sustained an ankle injury and was unable to walk. He was winched out of the stream bed, and transported to Hawke's Bay Fallen Soldiers' Memorial Hospital for further treatment.

Cycling Accident south of Waipukurau

18 months ago - The Rescue Helicopter responded to an accident at Hatuma Road, south of Waipukurau, to airlift a 41-year-old female who had been hit by a motor vehicle whilst cycling. She had sustained various moderate injuries and was transported to the Hawke's Bay Regional Hospital for further treatment.

Vehicle accident near Wanstead

18 months ago - The Rescue Helicopter responded to a motor vehicle accident involving a van and a farm tractor, on a public road near Wanstead. The Hawke's Bay Rescue Helicopter Crew transported a 56 year old male and 16 year old female to hospital, both with multiple serious injuries. The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter transported two patients to hospital, also from the scene, both suffering moderate injuries.

Fall in Mahia

18 months ago - The Rescue Helicopter was responded to Mahia for a 65 year old male who had fallen 4 metres from a deck on his house and sustained a fractured ankle and wrist. He was transported to Hawke's Bay Regional Hospital for further treatment.

Fall from a Horse

18 months ago - The Rescue Helicopter was responded to Ongaonga, to airlift a 25-year-old female from Essex, England. She had sustained hip and pelvic injuries following a fall from her horse. She was flown to HB Regional Hospital for further treatment.

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