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 

 

Allergic Reaction

4 years ago - Thursday 13th February
0830 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Kereru where a man aged in his 60’s, was stung by a bee causing an allergic reaction – the man was flown to Hawkes Bay Hospital.

Wairoa Hospital Transfer

4 years ago - Wednesday 12th February
1200 hours At the request of HBDHB the helicopter flew to Wairoa Hospital, to retrieve 2 patients – a female patient with abdominal pains and a male patient with an infection – both patients were flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital

A busy day for the crew!

4 years ago - Tuesday 11th February
0130 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Kotemaori to a female patient, aged in her 60’s, suffering a stroke, she was flown to Hawkes Bay Hospital.
1245 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Tuai to a 2 car MVA, where and female passenger incurred broken ribs and other injuries – the passenger along with her partner (uninjured in the accident) were flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital.
1500 hours At the request of HBDHB the helicopter transported a nurse and midwife to Wairoa Hospital for a patient with labour complications.

A MVA near Whakaki

4 years ago - Monday 10th February
1200 hours Tasked by Air Desk to an MVA at Whakaki where an elderly female passenger suffered a moderate head injury, she was flown to Gisborne Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

A busy Saturday for the crew

4 years ago - Saturday 8th February
1130 hours At the request of Police the rescue helicopter responded to search and retrieve a female person swimming off Bay View.
1800 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Takapau in Central Hawkes Bay to a male patient with a severe hand injury as a result of using a wood splitter – the patient was flown directly to Hutt Hospital for follow up treatment.

Pourere Beach for a 4x4 rollover

4 years ago - Friday 7th February
1545 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Pourere Beach to a 42 y/o male patient with head injuries as a result of a 4x4 rollover on Pourere Beach, the patient was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for further treatment.

Cardiac Patient to Wellington

4 years ago - Thursday 6th February
1130 hours Tasked by Hawkes Bay Hospital to transport a male patient, aged in his 60’s, with a cardiac condition to Wellington Hospital.

Rescue from cruise ship east of Gisborne

4 years ago - Wednesday 5th February
0345 hours Tasked by Rescue Coordination Centre to retrieve a male crewman, suffering a stroke, from the Maasdam Cruise Ship which was sailing from Tauranga to Napier. The helicopter intercepted the cruise ship due east of Gisborne. An Intensive Care Paramedic was lowered by winch on toe the deck of the cruise ship, to “package” the patient for winch extraction to the helicopter. The Filipino crewman was flown to Hawkes Bay hospital for follow up assessment and treatment.

Car accident resulting in spinal injuries

4 years ago - Monday 3rd February
1630 hours tasked by the Air Desk to Mahia to a single vehicle accident with the driver trapped in the car, requiring cut-out by Fire & Emergency. The male patient, with spinal injuries, was flown to Middlemore Hospital.

Allergic Reaction

4 years ago - Sunday 2nd February
1400 hours Tasked by Air Desk to Mahia to a patient suffering an allergic reaction to a bee sting – the helicopter was stood down en-route once the patient had been assessed by a St John road ambulance crew.

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