CORO­MAN­DEL CALL­OUTS

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Coro­man­del res­cue he­li­copter call­outs

Septem­ber 1: Whanga­mata Crew tasked to Whanga­mata to as­sist a male pa­tient in his 70s suf­fer­ing a med­i­cal com­plaint. Un­for­tu­nately, the pa­tient died and crew re­turned to base.

Septem­ber 6: Whi­tianga Crew tasked to Whi­tianga to as­sist a male pa­tient in his 80s suf­fer­ing a med­i­cal com­plaint and in a mod­er­ate con­di­tion. It was de­cided to trans­port the pa­tient to hos­pi­tal via road am­bu­lance and crew re­turned to base.

Septem­ber 7: Square Top Is­land crew tasked by the Res­cue Co­or­di­na­tion Cen­tre to the north­ern tip of the Coro­man­del Penin­sula near Square Top Is­land to as­sist a ves­sel whose emer­gency lo­ca­tor bea­con had ac­ti­vated. It turned out to be a false alarm and West­pac 1 re­turned to base.

Septem­ber 8: Tairua crew tasked to Tairua to as­sist a fe­male pa­tient in her 80s who had suf­fered a fall. She was flown to Auck­land City Hos­pi­tal in a mod­er­ate con­di­tion.

Septem­ber 9: Colville crew tasked to Colville to as­sist a fe­male pa­tient in her 40s suf­fer­ing a med­i­cal com­plaint. She was flown to Waikato

Hos­pi­tal in a mod­er­ate con­di­tion. Whi­tianga crew tasked to the Ferry Land­ing to as­sist a male pa­tient (age un­known) suf­fer­ing a med­i­cal com­plaint. He was flown to Waikato Hos­pi­tal in a se­ri­ous con­di­tion. Septem­ber17: Thames crew tasked to Thames to as­sist a male pa­tient in his 80s who had been struck by a car. He was flown to Waikato Hos­pi­tal in a crit­i­cal con­di­tion and later died. Septem­ber 21: Cros­bies Hut crew tasked to Cros­bies Hut, Coro­man­del For­est Park to as­sist a male pa­tient in his 40s suf­fer­ing an in­jury while walk­ing. He was flown to Thames Hos­pi­tal in a mi­nor con­di­tion. Septem­ber 22: Coro­man­del crew tasked to Coro­man­del to as­sist a male pa­tient in his 50s suf­fer­ing a med­i­cal com­plaint. He was flown to Waikato Hos­pi­tal in a mod­er­ate con­di­tion. Septem­ber 24: Thames crew tasked to as­sist with the in­ter hos­pi­tal trans­fer of a fe­male pa­tient in her 70s suf­fer­ing a med­i­cal com­plaint. She was flown from Thames Hos­pi­tal to Auck­land City Hos­pi­tal in a se­ri­ous con­di­tion.

Septem­ber 27: Thames crew tasked to Thames to as­sist a fe­male pa­tient in her 70s suf­fer­ing a med­i­cal com­plaint. She was flown to Auck­land Hos­pi­tal.

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