Helicopter rescue missions

Last updated 12:00 10/12/2012

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Palmerston North rescue helicopter callouts December 2 to 8:

Wednesday, December 5: Flew an injured farm worker from Mataikona, south of Castlepoint, to Masterton Hospital.

Conducted a search for an injured woman in Tararua Range, but this was aborted because of bad weather.

Thursday, December 6: Two patient transfers from Palmerston North Hospital to Wellington Hospital, and one from Wellington to Palmerston North.

Fundraiser support for Woodville Lions' coast-to-coast motorbike ride.

The chopper flew an injured driver from State Highway 1 between Waiouru and Taihape to Whanganui Hospital.

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- Manawatu Standard

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