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Helicopter transports injured horse rider from Battle Hill

Life Flight's Westpac Rescue Helicopter transports injured horse rider from Battle Hill

At Approx 12:30 this afternoon 8th Dec 2012 the Life Flight team responded to Battle Hill North of Porirua to a female who had fallen off her horse.


Life Flight responded with a Wellington free ambulance paramedic onboard the Westpac Rescue Helicopter.

The female was treated on scene by Wellington Free Ambulance and then flown to Wellington Hospital Emergency Department where she is being treated for her injuries.


The Life Flight Trust is a charity providing air rescue and air ambulance services. It operates the Wellington based Westpac Rescue Helicopter and a national air ambulance service. It relies on support from the public and sponsorship from partners such as Westpac to provide these services. Further information can be obtained from www.lifeflight.org.nz


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