May missions

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

Date Time Location Details
1 May 15:08 Bridge to Nowhere Winch female from track suffering seizures from head injuries.
8 May 9:54 Back Beach, New Plymouth Overdue surfer, was later found safe.
11 May 14:59 Hawera Hospital Drop off neonatal team.
11 May 15:49 Waitara Body recovery of male who had fallen down cliff and search for missing kite surfer.
12 May 10:29 Whanganui River Beacon Search, located but didn’t need urgent airlifting.
16 May 11:24 Mt Taranaki Uplift male from Kahui Hut, Mt Taranaki with abdominal pain.
18 May 8:32 Raroa Ship Medivac from Raroa ship with breathing difficulties.
20 May 9:16 Patea Winch male from vessel 2k off coast, suffering stingray barb to arm.
23 May 16:16 National Park Motor vehile accident, transport to Waikato Hospital.
24 May 11:16 Patea Airlift male.