Chopper callouts

01:54, Dec 31 2013

Taranaki Community Rescue Helicopter jobs for the week ending December 30:

Thursday, December 26: To Patea Dam to uplift a water skier who had fallen and broken his leg.

Friday, December 27: Windsurfer in trouble off Oaonui made his own way back to shore.

Saturday, December 28: (1.44pm) Several people caught in a rip at Mokau. One 15-year-old boy was flown to Taranaki Base Hospital for assessment.

Saturday, December 28: (4.12pm) Hiker lost on Mt Taranaki was winched to safety.

Monday, December 30: Flight to eastern Taranaki to assist with a medical emergency aborted due to weather and the patient was taken by road.

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