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Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter: Woman Injured at Home

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Woman Injured at Home

The Palmerston North based Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Ohakune at around 2 pm this afternoon where a woman in her 20's was injured after an accident at her home. She sustained multiple injuries after a fall down some stairs and was was stabilised by St John paramedics before being flown to Wanganui. The helicopter was called due to the distance and nature of the injuries.

Philips Search and Rescue Trust is a charitable organisation, operating rescue helicopters throughout the Central North Island. Philips Search and Rescue Trust relies on support from principal sponsors and community contributions. The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter service has been made possible through the generosity of community donations. This crucial financial support ensures our rescue helicopters can continue to bring life-saving equipment, rescue personnel and trauma-trained medics directly to the patient. For further information about PSRT visit our website http://rescue.org.nz.

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