July Missions

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

Date Time Location Details
2 July 10:02 Hawera Hospital Transport male with serious medical conditions to Taranaki Base Hospital.
4 July 14:28 Mt Taranaki Transport male with broken ankle, winched from track.
5 July 13:56 Hawera/Palmerston North Transport patient from Hawera to Palmerston North Hospital and transport second patient back to Taranaki Base Hospital.
7 July 18:28 Makahu Beacon activation, farmer become lost.  Night vision googles were used in this mission, male was located early in the morning, crew returned back to base at 1:54.
10 July 15:00 Ohakune Airlift patient as a result from a motor vehicle accident.
16 July 12:59 Mt Taranaki Transport child with fractured wrist from skifield to Taranaki Base Hospital.
17 July 19:07 Paritutu Search conducted on and around Paritutu for missing person.
19 July 9:20 Whakapapa Airlift child with head injury.
19 July 14:33 Waikato Transport female to Waikato Hospital for specialist treatment.
20 July 16:09 Mt Taranaki Rescued 2 climbers after a 600m fall.
21 July 14:50 Stratford skifield Airlifted female with back injuries to Taranaki Base Hospital.
22 July 11:14 TeWera Airlift male with leg injuries to Taranaki Base Hospital.
22 July 15:12 Waikato Transport patient to Waikato Hospital for specialist treatment.
25 July 14:05 Auroa Airlift critical patient to Taranaki Base Hospital.
27 July 21:04 Hawera Airlift baby from Hawera to Taranaki Base Hospital.