Mission Log

24 hours a day, 365 days a year

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 

 

A stroke patient and car crash on SH-5

47 days ago - Sunday 24th May
• 1330 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Wairoa to meet a St John Road Ambulance to transport a 70 y/o male patient, suffering from a stroke, to Hawkes Bay Hospital.
• 1630 hours Tasked by Air Desk to SH-5 near the Mohaka River overbridge to a MVA where a female patient, aged in her 60’s, suffered neck and back injuries – she was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for follow up treatment.

Cardiac Patient

48 days ago - Saturday 23rd May
• 1900 hours At the request of DHB transported a male patient to Wellington Hospital, accompanied by an ICU Doctor and Flight Nurse. Unfortunately the patient had a cardiac arrest en route. The helicopter landed at Palmerston North Hospital where it was confirmed the patient was deceased.

Wairoa Hospital Transfer

49 days ago - Friday 22nd May
• 1215 hours At the request of DHB flew to Wairoa Hospital with a flight team to retrieve 70 y/o male patient with a hip injury.

Horse Riding Accident

50 days ago - Thursday 21st May
• 1730 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Porongahau to a female aged in her 60’s, suffering abdominal injuries as a result of a horse riding incident. The patient was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

Accident removing willow trees in Herbertville

51 days ago - Wednesday 20th May
• 1300 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Herbertville to a farm address where a private contractor was removing willow trees when a large branch fell on him, resulting in abdominal injuries. The male patient aged in his 40’s was flown to Palmerston North Hospital for follow up treatment.

Patient with Sepsis

54 days ago - Sunday 17th May
• 1030 hours At the request of DHB flew to Napier Airport to uplift a Doctor and Nurse to fly to Wairoa Hospital to retrieve a male patient suffering from sepsis. (because of adverse weather the fixed wing air ambulance could not complete the mission).

Another accident at Te Pohue

55 days ago - Saturday 16th May
• 1300 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Wairoa to a female patient, aged in her 50’s, who had fallen from a motorbike sustaining back and pelvic injuries – she was flown to Hawkes Bay Hospital for follow up treatment.
• 1520 hours Tasked by Air Desk to SH-5 at Te Pohue (same location as incident on 13th May) for a two car collision. Two patients were deceased at the scene and the helicopter transported a female patient, in a critical condition, to Hawkes Bay Hospital.

Wairoa Hospital Transfers

57 days ago - Thursday 14th May
• 0830 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Wairoa to a patient with a medical condition. Wairoa based St John Ambulance treated the patient which meant the helicopter was not required and was stood down en route.
• 1335 hours At the request of DHB flew a Doctor and Nurse to Wairoa to retrieve a male patient, in his 50’s, with a chest infection.

Car Accident at Te Pohue

58 days ago - Wednesday 13th May
• 0900 hours Tasked by Air Desk to SH-5 at Te Pohue to an incident where a single vehicle skidded off the road and in to an adjacent paddock. The single male occupant sustained lacerations and abrasions, he was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for follow up assessment and treatment.
• 2000 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Porongahau to a child with abdominal pains – adverse weather prevented the helicopter reaching the destination.

Cardiac Patient

2 months ago - Monday 11th May
• 1400 hours At the request of DHB flew a Doctor and Nurse to Wairoa to retrieve a male patient with a cardiac condition – the patient was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for follow up.

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