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 

 

Suspected cardiac patient

4 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

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

Waipukurau

4 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

4 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

A busy Tuesday for the Rescue Heli

5 months ago - Tuesday 24 July

0350 Tasked to Wairoa to transport an 88 y.o. female, who was suffering from chest pain, from Wairoa to Hawke’s Bay Hospital

0930 Returned to Wairoa to transport a 28 y.o. female, who was having labour difficulties, from Wairoa to Hawkes Bay Hospital.

1615 Tasked to Porongahau to a 20 y.o. female who collapsed in a woolshed. She was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

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