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The Life Flight Trust transports a Patient having an Allergic reaction to Bee stings from Reikorangi near Waikanae

Tuesday 7 February 2012, 1:35PM
By Life Flight
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WAIKANAE

At 12:00 to day the Life Flight Trust responded to Reikorangi by Waikanae to a 40yr old female from Reikorangi who had been stung several time by Bees and was having a reaction to the stings.

Life Flight responded with a Wellington Free Paramedic on board the Westpac Rescue Helicopter.

The Helicopter was able to land on the front lawn of the house where the patient was. The patient was treated at the scene by the Paramedic before being moved from the house to the Helicopter.

The patient was flown to Wellington Hospital Emergency Department where she is being treated for her condition.

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