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  1. Man speared by Stingray barb

    Man speared by Stingray barb

    The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked to a beach just south of Byron Bay at 3.30pm to airlift a 30 year old who had been stabbed in the foot by a barb from a stingray.

  2. Pregnant driver injured in crash

    Pregnant driver injured in crash

    The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter has been tasked to Stanthorpe to airlift a pregnant driver who has sustained head injuries after a single vehicle accident.

  3. Rio Tinto machine operator stranded

    Rio Tinto machine operator stranded

    A Rio Tinto machine operator, stranded in the middle of a tailings dam has been winched to safety by the RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter.

  4. Gas cooker ignites burning two people

    Gas cooker ignites burning two people

    The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter performed a double airlift in Moonie today to rescue two people who received flash burns when their portable gas cooker ignited.

  5. French tourist winched after falling six metres

    French tourist winched after falling six metres

    A 35 year old French tourist has been winched from the South Western face of Mt Tibrogargan by the RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter.

  6. Man pulled unconcious from the surf

    Man pulled unconcious from the surf

    A man who was pulled unconscious from the surf north of Teewah has been airlifted to hospital by the RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter.

  7. Snake Bite Death Prompts Warning from CareFlight Doctor

    Snake Bite Death Prompts Warning from CareFlight Doctor

    Queenslanders are being warned to watch out for deadly eastern brown snakes this summer following the death of a man in the state's south west on Sunday.

  8. Car lands on roof in Chinchilla crash

    Car lands on roof in Chinchilla crash

    The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked to Chinchilla to airlift a 30 year old man involved in a motor vehicle rollover.

  9. Truck driver pulls over after heart attack

    Truck driver pulls over after heart attack

    The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked to a roadside at Moonie to airlift a 50 year old man who had suffered a heart attack while driving his truck.

  10. Rodeo accident injures 12 year old boy

    Rodeo accident injures 12 year old boy

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has airlifted a 12 year old who fell from a steer during a rodeo today.

  11. Teen falls down Kondalilla Falls

    Teen falls down Kondalilla Falls

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has airlifted a 15 year old who fell down Kondalilla Falls.

  12. Two motorcyle accidents in two days near Wivenhoe Dam

    Two motorcyle accidents in two days near Wivenhoe Dam

    The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter has flown to the scene of a motorbike crash on the Wivenhoe-Somerset Rd this morning.

  13. Fisherman pierced by swordfish bill winched to safety

    Fisherman pierced by swordfish bill winched to safety

    A fisherman seriously wounded by a swordfish bill was winched to safety by the RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter early this morning in a dramatic rescue mission.

  14. Lost ladies winched from Cunningham's Gap

    Lost ladies winched from Cunningham's Gap

    Two women in their sixties had to be winched to safety from Cunningham's Gap late this afternoon after becoming lost and disorientated while walking.

  15. Trampled by bull

    Trampled by bull

    At approximately 9:40am, the RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked to Stanthorpe to airlift a 64 year old male who had been trampled by a bull while working on his property.

  16. Toddler injured on quad bike

    Toddler injured on quad bike

    A two year old girl has suffered lacerations to her face, neck and abdomen after the quad bike she was being doubled on hit a fence.

  17. Cyclist critical after being hit by truck

    Cyclist critical after being hit by truck

    The RACQ CareFlight rescue helicopter was tasked to Tweed Heads Hospital this morning to airlift a 34 year old Tugun man who was hit by a truck while out riding his bike earlier this morning.

  18. CareFlight responds to two motorbike accidents

    CareFlight responds to two motorbike accidents

    This afternoon, the RACQ CareFlight rescue helicopter service performed two critical rescue missions, both involving motor bike riders.

  19. Man walks from crash with fractured vertebrae

    Man walks from crash with fractured vertebrae

    The Gold Coast based crew have been tasked to Stanthorpe to airlift a 28 year old Chinese national who has been injured in a single vehicle accident.

  20. Seed hopper fractures man's leg in three places

    Seed hopper fractures man's leg in three places

    The RACQ CareFlight rescue helicopter was tasked to Goondiwindi at 2pm to airlift a 47 year old male who badly injured himself using a cotton seed hopper.

  21. Young boy fell while hiking

    Young boy fell while hiking

    The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked to Mount Sylvia to winch a 12 year old boy who had fallen while hiking, suffering serious head injuries.

  22. Teenager ejected from car

    Teenager ejected from car

    The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked to Esk Hospital to airlift a 16 year old male who sustained injuries after being ejected from a moving vehicle.

  23. Woman run over in driveway

    Woman run over in driveway

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue was tasked to the Toowoomba Base Hospital to airlift a 40 year old woman who was crushed between a garage door and her car.

  24. Rubgy player breaks neck during game

    Rubgy player breaks neck during game

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue was tasked to Miles to airlift a 22 year old male who had broken his neck while playing rugby union.

  25. Marathon rescue after woman falls seven meteres in bushland

    Marathon rescue after woman falls seven meteres in bushland

    The marathon effort to rescue a 26 year old woman from Echo Falls, near Binnaburra, came to a conclusion very early this morning when she was airlifted to the PA Hospital with a broken coccyx.

  26. South West businesses get behind ball

    South West businesses get behind ball

    The 2012 annual CareFlight Gala Ball has already raised $33,000 from sponsorships alone – and the event is still two months away!

  27. Olympic champion ditches beach wear for ball gown to help CareFlight

    Olympic champion ditches beach wear for ball gown to help CareFlight

    Four-time Olympian and Australian beach volleyball champion, Natalie Cook, will dust of the sand and don a dress on May 26 for the Cirque du CareFlight Gala Ball at the Toowoomba Showgrounds.

  28. Injured surf-ski rider winched to safety

    Injured surf-ski rider winched to safety

    The RACQ CareFlight helicopter has winched a badly injured surf-ski rider from the mouth of Tallebudgera Creek.

  29. Home run for CareFlight at Reago’s Softball and Family Day

    Home run for CareFlight at Reago’s Softball and Family Day

    The Tate family is in overdrive organising a family fun day in honour of RACQ CareFlight Rescue, after the helicopter service saved the life of their foster child, Reago, last July.

  30. Community movie night promises to be the best

    Community movie night promises to be the best

    Get ready to treat yourself to a guilt-free night out at the movies, because a portion of the money spent on tickets will be going to charity!

  31. Shocking train fall leaves man with severe injuries

    Shocking train fall leaves man with severe injuries

    At approximately 12am, the RACQ CareFlight helicopter was tasked to Murphy's Creek to airlift a 52 year old man who had fallen from a train.

  32. Learjet committed to flood relief for next two weeks

    Learjet committed to flood relief for next two weeks

    As south west Queensland residents continue the huge task of cleaning up their flooded homes, CareFlight continues to help those affected by airlifting evacuated residents back to their towns.

  33. Thirty flood relief missions performed in one week

    Thirty flood relief missions performed in one week

    The CareFlight helicopter fleet has been flying around the clock helping residents in flood affected south west Qld.

  34. CareFlight aircraft continue to help with flood evacuations in devastated south west Qld

    CareFlight aircraft continue to help with flood evacuations in...

    Over the weekend, a fleet of CareFlight helicopters repositioned at Roma were continually tasked on missions as floodwaters cut road access throughout Roma, Mitchell and St George.

  35. CareFlight's jet and a fleet of helicopters continue to respond to flood evactuations

    CareFlight's jet and a fleet of helicopters continue to respond to...

    Due to the flood crisis throughout south west Qld, CareFlight has relocated three helicopters to Roma to assist in the evacuation and rescue missions.

  36. CareFlight's helicopter and jet crews remain onstandby for further flood evacuations after a busy weekend

    CareFlight's helicopter and jet crews remain onstandby for further...

    Due to the flood crisis througout south west Queensland, CareFlight has repositioned three helicopters to assist in the evacuation efforts.

  37. Pregnant lady airlifted from flood ravaged south west Qld

    Pregnant lady airlifted from flood ravaged south west Qld

    CareFlight has urgently airlifted a 30 year old pregnant female from south west Queensland after she went into the early stages of labour.

  38. CareFlight helicopters relocate to Roma for flood evacuations

    CareFlight helicopters relocate to Roma for flood evacuations

    Three CareFlight helicopters will be on standby in Roma over the weekend to evacuate residents from severely flooded areas in south west Queensland.

  39. Premature twins airlifted

    Premature twins airlifted

    The RACQ CareFlight helicopter (Toowoomba) has been tasked to Kingaroy to airlift twin baby girls who were born premature at 34 weeks.

  40. Girl suffers spinal injury in tubing accident

    Girl suffers spinal injury in tubing accident

    The RACQ CareFlight helicopter was been tasked to Lake Moogerah to airlift a 20 year old female who sustained serious spinal injuries in a tubing accident.

  41. 26 year old dirt bike rider injured near Beaudesert

    26 year old dirt bike rider injured near Beaudesert

    This afternoon, the RACQ CareFlight helicopter Gold Coast was tasked to airlift a young man involved in a serious head-on crash.