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At 1230 this Afternoon the Life Flight Trust responded to Whareama North of Riversdale in the Wairarapa.
Life Flight responded with a Wellington Free Paramedic on board the Westpac Rescue Helicopter.
The Helicopter landed in a paddock in front of the house where the 50yr old male patient was.
The patient had fallen approximately three meters down a bank and hit a tree stump at the bottom injuring his ribs.
The Patient was treated by the Masterton Ambulance Service before the arrival of the Helicopter.
The patient was flown to Wellington Hospital Emergency Department where he is being treated for his 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