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February missions

Here is a brief overview of the missions the Taranaki Rescue Helicopter has engaged in over February.

DateTimeCategoryLocationDetails
1 February15:08AmbulanceWhangamomonaPick up patient from Whangamomona Hotel and airlift to Taranaki Base Hospital.
2 February13:21ACCStrathmoreMotorcyclist accident, airlift patient to Taranaki Base Hospital.
2 February15:31ACCKakarameaFemale pinned under three wheeler motorbike, airlifted to Wangnaui Hospital.
9 February17:01ACCMokauRetrieve male from Seaview Beach at Mokau, due to a near drowning.  Read more here.
10 February7:45AmbulanceHaweraRetrieve child from Hawera who had respiratory complications.
12 February16:10ACCWaikato HospitalTransfer infant to Waikato Hospital as a result of serious burns.
13 February11:30ACCWaikato HospitalTransfer burns patient to Waikato Hospital.
13 February13:36TDHBTaranaki Base HospitalTransfer patient from Waikato Hospital to Taranaki Base Hospital.
15 February15:27ACCTokirimaRetrieve two patients, Stat 1 & Stat 2 and airlift to Waikato Hospital.  Head collison between two vans, 21 people.  Read the news article here.
15 February19:23ACCAriaTruck rollover, retrieve patient and airlift to Taranaki Base Hospital.
18 February12:32AmbulanceAwakinoRespond to Awakino, female with severe chest pain.
19 February16:22AmbulanceHaweraAirlift person to Taranaki Base Hospital.
19 February16:22AmbulancePirirangiMotorcyclist off road, airlifted to TBH.
22 February10:00AmbulanceKapuniRetrieve male from Fonterra Kapuni with amputated fingers, airlifted direct to Waikato Hospital.
23 February9:25AmbulanceMt TaranakiWinch female off mountain, suffering fractured ankle, transport to Taranaki Base Hospital.
24 February 14:22ACCRawhitoriaRetrieve 17 year old with compound tibia having bounced incorrectly on pool dive board.  Airlift to Taranaki Base Hospital.
26 February14:44ACCWaikato HospitalTransfer male to Waikato Hospital for specialist plastics treatment.
27 February9:52AmbulanceAhtitiDOC worker fallen ill, airlift to Taranaki Base Hospital.
27 February18:14AmbulanceTokoTwo Persons injured in a quad bike accident, both airlifted to Taranaki Base Hospital.

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