Auckland Westpac Helicopter Missions for the weekend 19 -21 January 2018

Awhitu | Friday, 19 JANUARY 2018
2.53pm: W2 Crew tasked to Awhitu to assist a female patient in her 40’s suffering a medical complaint. She was flown to Middlemore Hospital in a serious condition.

Kaiaua | Saturday, 20 JANUARY 2018
12.19pm: W2 crew were tasked to Kaiaua to assist a female patient in her 40’s suffering a medical complaint. CPR and RSI were both performed at the scene. She was flown to Auckland City Hospital in a critical condition.

Pukekawa | Sunday, 21 JANUARY  2018
6.26am: W2 crew were tasked to Pukekawa  to assist a male patient in his 30’s suffering a medical condition. He was flown to Middlemore Hospital in a serious condition.

Mangatawhiri  | Sunday, 21 JANUARY  2018
12.37pm: W2 crew were tasked to Mangatawhiri to assist a male patient in his 40’s who had come off his motorcycle at high speed and crashed through a high steel fence near State Highway 2. He suffered multiple injuries and was RSI’d on scene. He also needed blood at the scene and was flown to Waikato Hospital in a critical condition.

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The accident that occurred at Mangatawhiri where a motorcycle crashed through a high steel fence at speed near State Highway 2. PHOTO: Westpac helicopter 

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