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 

 

Two trips to Wairoa and an emergency beacon activation

6 days ago - Saturday 13th August
• 0225 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Wairoa to attend a a female patient with a compound fracture to her ankle resulting from a fall at home – the patient was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.
• 0545 hours At the request of Hospital flew to Wairoa Hospital to retrieve a 30 y/o maternity patient
• 1235 hours Tasked by Rescue Coordination Centre to respond to a beacon activation in the Kaimanawa Ranges. Upon arrival a 58 y/o male tramper was found to be suffering from a heart attack, requiring immediate transport to the cardiac unit at Wellington Hospital.

Burns patient transferred from Wairoa

8 days ago - Thursday 11th August
• 0615 hours At the request of Hospital flew to Wairoa Hospital, with a Flight Nurse and our own Critical Care Paramedic to retrieve a male patient initially suffering burns when subsequently turned septic.

Breathing difficulties

12 days ago - Sunday 7th August
• 1335 hours Tasked by Air Desk to fly to Wairoa to attend a 61 y/o female patient with breathing difficulties – the patient was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

Motor bike accident in Waimarama

13 days ago - Saturday 6th August
• 1750 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Waimarama where a teenage male sustained injuries as a result of an MBA (motor bike accident) – the motorcyclist was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

Maternity transfer from Wairoa

14 days ago - Friday 5th August
• 2154 hours At the request of Hospital flew to Wairoa Hospital, with a Flight Nurse and ICU Doctor to retrieve a 32 y/o female maternity patient.

MVA in Takapau and Wairoa medical transfer

15 days ago - Thursday 4th August
• 1140 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Takapau where a female patient suffered injuries as a result of an MVA (motor vehicle accident) – the patient was flown to Hawkes Bay Hospital with moderate injuries.
• 2030 hours At the request of Hospital flew to Wairoa Hospital, with a Flight Nurse and ICU Doctor to retrieve a 30 y/o female patient with a medical condition.

Abdominal pain in Wairoa

17 days ago - Wednesday 2nd August
• 1515 hours At the request of Hospital flew to Wairoa Hospital, with a Flight Nurse and our Critical Care Paramedic to retrieve a 66 y/o male patient with an abdominal pain.

Difficult birth

21 days ago - Friday 29th July
• 0350 hours Requested by the Hospital to fly to Wairoa with a nurse and midwife to assist with a difficult child birth.

Forestry worker seizure

22 days ago - Thursday 28th July
• 0750 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Ellis Hut in the Ruahine State Forest where a forestry worker had a sudden unexplained loss of consciousness and seizures – the patient was flown to Hawke’s bay Hospital for follow up assessment and treatment.
• 1200 hours Tasked by Air Desk to a report of a drowning at Herbertville is southern Hawke’s Bay – the helicopter was stood down en route when it was confirmed the person was deceased

Missing persons seach

23 days ago - Wednesday 27th July
• 1230 hours Tasked by Police to conduct a search for a missing person near the bridge over the Mohaka River on SH-5 – the helicopter crew searched but was unable to find a missing person.

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