“It was one small mistake, a split second wrong decision that nearly cost me my life.”
It was one of the most terrifying moments of Jenny’s life. A large, angry bullock charged right at her, throwing her five metres into the air, before it turned around and trampled her while she was lying on the ground. Her condition was critical. Whether you are from the country or the coast, know that your vital donation...
Are you prepared for an emergency? Create an emergency card on your iPhone
LifeFlight Pilot Hamish explains patients are often too seriously injured to be able to speak to the rescue crews upon their arrival. Having witnessed patients' friends and bystanders desperately try...
Do you know how to treat a snake bite?
If you suspect you have been bitten by a snake, it's important to: Remain calm and limit body movement to prevent the venom spreading Call triple zero (000) immediately Apply a bandage to the bite,...
Strap yourself in – We’re going under!
Mick Dowling, LifeFlight’s Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET) Manager, devotes his career to teaching a wide range of professionals from construction workers through to media crews on what...
A peek inside our rescue crew's kit
There's a great deal of equipment required too. Hover over the items to see what's typically found on our helicopters.