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  1. Man airlifted after suspected spinal injury

    Man airlifted after suspected spinal injury

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue’s Sunshine Coast helicopter was tasked to Rainbow Beach on Wednesday afternoon at 2:30pm for a man that had been dumped by a large wave.

  2. Holidaymaker airlifted from Fraser Island

    Holidaymaker airlifted from Fraser Island

    The Bundaberg-based RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter has airlifted a holidaymaker from Fraser Island after he suffered chest pains.

  3. RACQ CareFlight conducts Sunshine Coast winch rescue

    RACQ CareFlight conducts Sunshine Coast winch rescue

    The Sunshine Coast RACQ CareFlight rescue helicopter crew have successfully conducted a winch rescue at Mount Coolum this morning, resulting in a Victorian man in his late sixties being airlifted to Nambour General Hospital.

  4. Man airlifted after watercraft incident

    Man airlifted after watercraft incident

    RACQ CareFlight’s Bundaberg crew was tasked to Boondooma Dam, 20 km’s west of Proston, on Monday afternoon where a male in his late-40 had been knocked unconscious, landing heavily in the water after being towed behind a boat.

  5. RACQ CareFlight airlifts man injured in wakeboarding accident

    RACQ CareFlight airlifts man injured in wakeboarding accident

    A Sunshine Coast local has been airlifted by the RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter from Double Island Point, near Noosa, this afternoon following a wakeboarding accident.

  6. Bushwalking safety a must this Christmas

    Bushwalking safety a must this Christmas

    Australia is home to some of the toughest terrain in the world and this Christmas Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) and RACQ CareFlight Rescue are reminding bushwalkers and trail bike riders to keep a level head when they head outside.

  7. RACQ CareFlight airlifts teen after farm accident

    RACQ CareFlight airlifts teen after farm accident

    A teenage worker has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight from a property near Goomburra, 25 kilometres north of Warwick, after a large cylindrical bale of hay fell on him this afternoon.

  8. CareFlight airlifts teenage horse fall patient

    CareFlight airlifts teenage horse fall patient

    At 9.30am this morning, the Sunshine Coast RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked to attend to a young woman who had fallen from her horse on a property near Woodford.

  9. Deadly brown snake bites boy

    Deadly brown snake bites boy

    Even as a former paediatric nurse, Myola Root found it hard to keep calm when her young son screamed the words, “Mum, get me help… I’ve been bitten by a snake.” 

  10. Woman airlifted after 6ft snake bite in kitchen

    Woman airlifted after 6ft snake bite in kitchen

    A woman in her seventies was in her Kitchen in Dulacca 80 km’s west of Miles Sunday afternoon when she felt something run across her foot, looking down she saw a 6 ft. brown snake which had bitten her on the foot.

  11. CareFlight retrieves man from Lady Elliot Island

    CareFlight retrieves man from Lady Elliot Island

    The Bundaberg-based RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter flew to Lady Elliot Island just after 7am this morning to treat and transport a man in his 50s suffering anaphylactic shock.

  12. Man reportedly run over by plant machinery

    Man reportedly run over by plant machinery

    The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter service performed an urgent hospital transfer overnight (Wednesday) after a young man suffered serious injuries in an earlier farming accident.

  13. Woman seriously injured in quad bike rollover

    Woman seriously injured in quad bike rollover

    A woman in her 60s has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue after sustaining serious injuries in a quad bike rollover on a property at Mount Tom.

  14. Yuletide yacht parade to benefit CareFlight

    Yuletide yacht parade to benefit CareFlight

    MOOLOOLABA’S canals and waterways will come alive in a magical, floating, light spectacular on Saturday 20th December for the annual Mooloolaba Christmas Boat Parade.

  15. Toddler airlifted after suspected snake bite

    Toddler airlifted after suspected snake bite

    A little girl has been airlifted overnight after suffering a suspected snake bite. The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked to Goondiwindi...
  16. Sam's button battery scare

    Sam's button battery scare

    There’s little sign of it today but just four months ago Teresa Pesic, a Sunshine Coast mother of three, feared her toddler son wouldn’t live to see Christmas  

  17. Man airlifted after being kicked by cow

    Man airlifted after being kicked by cow

    An elderly man has been airlifted to hospital by RACQ CareFlight Rescue with facial injuries after he was kicked in the face by a cow. The Toowoomba...
  18. Four children airlifted on first weekend of school holidays

    Four children airlifted on first weekend of school holidays

    Four children, a newborn and a teen have been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue on the opening weekend of the school holidays. 

  19. CareFlight and RACQ fight ‘fatal five’

    CareFlight and RACQ fight ‘fatal five’

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has urged motorists to avoid the ‘fatal five’ this festive season after airlifting four patients from serious car crashes in the past fortnight alone.

  20. CareFlight touches down on Lady Cilentro Children’s Hospital helipad for the first time

    CareFlight touches down on Lady Cilentro Children’s Hospital helipad...

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has delivered the lifesaving fleet’s first patient to the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital in Brisbane today.
  21. CareFlight wraps up Christmas just for you

    CareFlight wraps up Christmas just for you

    Shoppers have the chance to have their presents wrapped and give the gift of life at Robina Town Shopping Centre this Christmas.

  22. Man airlifted in critical condition after campdraft fall

    Man airlifted in critical condition after campdraft fall

    A man has been airlifted in a critical condition with suspected head and spinal injuries after falling from his horse during a campdrafting event this...
  23. Man airlifted after single vehicle rollover

    Man airlifted after single vehicle rollover

    A man in his twenties have been airlifted to hospital by RACQ CareFlight Rescue with suspected head injuries after the car he was in rolled in a...
  24. Passenger airlifted after single vehicle rollover

    Passenger airlifted after single vehicle rollover

    An elderly woman has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue after a single vehicle rollover south of Mundubbera this afternoon. The Bundaberg crew...
  25. CareFlight airlifts woman injured in vehicle rollover

    CareFlight airlifts woman injured in vehicle rollover

    A woman in her 50s has sustained a suspected hand injury following a single vehicle rollover south west of Chinchilla today.

  26. Injured rider airlifted from Beerburrum State Forest

    Injured rider airlifted from Beerburrum State Forest

    An injured motorbike rider has been airlifted from Beerburrum State Forest by the RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter service.

  27. CareFlight urges community to give the ultimate gift on ‘Giving Tuesday’

    CareFlight urges community to give the ultimate gift on ‘Giving...

    How often can you say you’ve saved a life?

  28. Male airlifted after Motorcycle accident

    Male airlifted after Motorcycle accident

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue’s Sunshine Coast helicopter was activated to Obi Obi road at Obi Obi which is about 18 km West of Nambour Sunday morning after reports of a motorcycle accident.

  29. Woman airlifted after two car accident

    Woman airlifted after two car accident

    RACQ CareFlight’s Toowoomba helicopter was tasked from the Clive Berghofer CareFlight Centre at 11:15pm Saturday to a motor vehicle accident on the outskirts of Kingaroy.

  30. Search for Missing Swimmer Elliott Heads

    Search for Missing Swimmer Elliott Heads

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue was activated for search at 12:45pm Saturday for a swimmer who had been missing for 20 minutes at Elliott Beach east of...
  31. Volunteer makes model CareFlight jet

    Volunteer makes model CareFlight jet

    CareFlight volunteer and model hobbyist Graham ‘Abe’ Wilson has spent the last six weeks holed up in his “man shed” completing his biggest replica aircraft model to date.

  32. Savage storm leaves estimated $450,000 trail of destruction for CareFlight

    Savage storm leaves estimated $450,000 trail of destruction for...

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue is this morning counting the costs of a savage storm that left a trail of destruction estimated at close to half a million dollars.

  33. CareFlight Archerfield Base severely damaged by storms

    CareFlight Archerfield Base severely damaged by storms

    The severe storms that swept across south-east Queensland late Thursday afternoon have left their mark on RACQ CareFlight’s base of operations at Archerfield, causing hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of damage in mere minutes.

  34. Tree branch falls on man

    Tree branch falls on man

    The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter flew to a property at Kogan this morning to treat and airlift a man in his 30s who was struck by a falling tree branch.

  35. Aerial search resumes for missing man

    Aerial search resumes for missing man

    The Bundaberg RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter assisted the Queensland Police Service (QPS) this morning in the search for missing 65-year-old man Christopher Prentice.

  36. CareFlight perform winch rescue off moving cruise ship

    CareFlight perform winch rescue off moving cruise ship

    The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter has winched an elderly Sydney woman from the Dutch cruise ship ‘Volendam’ while it was tracking 40 nautical miles east off Rainbow Beach. 

  37. Woman injured in the surf at Rainbow Beach

    Woman injured in the surf at Rainbow Beach

    A woman in her 60s has been airlifted by an RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter after sustaining suspected spinal injuries while swimming at Rainbow Beach.

  38. Teenager airlifted after fall from horse

    Teenager airlifted after fall from horse

    The Surat Gas Aero-Medical Service helicopter has airlifted an injured 18 year old girl who fell from a horse at a cattle breeding station, 50 kilometres west of Roma.

  39. Young Girl bitten by dog in the Southern Downs

    Young Girl bitten by dog in the Southern Downs

    A 4 year old girl has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue overnight after she was thought to be attacked by a dog in Stanthorpe in the Southern Downs region.

  40. Bull gores man at Blenheim

    Bull gores man at Blenheim

    A man in his 60s was airlifted by the RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter on Thursday evening after being gored by a bull at a property in Blenheim in the state’s South West.

  41. Man airlifted in serious condition following truck rollover

    Man airlifted in serious condition following truck rollover

    A man has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue in a serious condition following a single truck rollover near Moonie, 200 kilometres west of...
  42. CareFlight airlifts man after Eumundi crash

    CareFlight airlifts man after Eumundi crash

    The Sunshine Coast-based RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter flew to the scene of a car crash at Eumundi, in the Sunshine Coast hinterland, at around 4:30pm this afternoon.

  43. Energex gives powerful support to CareFlight’s night sight project

    Energex gives powerful support to CareFlight’s night sight project

    Sunshine Coast RACQ CareFlight Rescue crews see clearly at night, thanks to long term supporter Energex’s $50,000 funding of the vital Night Vision Goggle (NVG) project.

  44. RACQ CareFlight Rescue resumes search for missing man

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue resumes search for missing man

    The Bundaberg RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter resumed the search at first light this morning for a man missing in the Kalpowar area west of...
  45. Separate horse fall patients airlifted

    Separate horse fall patients airlifted

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue crews have airlifted two patients from two separate horse riding accidents within 30 minutes of each other this morning.

  46. Man airlifted after fall from roof

    Man airlifted after fall from roof

    An elderly man has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue with head and chest injuries after falling from a roof late yesterday.

  47. Injured rider airlifted from QLD Moto Park

    Injured rider airlifted from QLD Moto Park

    An injured rider has been airlifted to hospital by RACQ CareFlight Rescue following a crash at QLD Moto Park this morning.

  48. Elderly man injured in quad bike crash

    Elderly man injured in quad bike crash

    The Bundaberg-based RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter has flown to a property 200km south west of Bundaberg this afternoon to airlift a man in his 70s who was injured in a quad bike crash.

  49. New CareFlight jet up for the challenge

    New CareFlight jet up for the challenge

    Sick or injured Australians stranded overseas can now be retrieved by CareFlight Group’s newest addition to its 13-strong fleet - a Bombardier Challenger CL–604 jet.

  50. CareFlight airlifts seventh suspected snakebite patient since Spring sprung

    CareFlight airlifts seventh suspected snakebite patient since Spring...

    A South Burnett woman in her forties is the seventh patient to be airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue in just nine weeks. 

  51. Five men rescued after boat capsizes off Fraser Island

    Five men rescued after boat capsizes off Fraser Island

    Five men have been winched to safety by RACQ CareFlight Rescue after their catamaran capsized off the northern end of Fraser Island.

  52. Teenage girl airlifted after horse fall

    Teenage girl airlifted after horse fall

    The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter has flown to a property at Woodford, in the Moreton Bay Region, to airlift a teenage girl who suffered injuries after falling from a horse.

  53. Toddler airlifted after suffering burns

    Toddler airlifted after suffering burns

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has airlifted a toddler after she suffered burns following an accident at her family’s Landsborough home.

  54. Child airlifted after bicycle strikes tree

    Child airlifted after bicycle strikes tree

    A little girl has been airlifted by the Sunshine Coast RACQ CareFlight Rescue with suspected head injuries after her bike struck a tree this morning.

  55. Boy airlifted after fall from ute

    Boy airlifted after fall from ute

    A boy has been airlifted from Lismore to the Gold Coast overnight with head injuries after it’s believed he fell from a ute.

  56. New jet up for the challenge

    New jet up for the challenge

    A tiny baby girl needing urgent specialist medical care is the first patient to be treated and transferred on board CareFlight’s new Air Ambulance.

  57. CareFlight’s Broadway Ball expected to raise more than $150,000

    CareFlight’s Broadway Ball expected to raise more than $150,000

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue rolled out the red carpet on Friday night for its annual Sunshine Coast Gala Ball, raising approximately more than $150,000 for the local helicopter rescue service.

  58. German tourists airlifted after Fraser crash

    German tourists airlifted after Fraser crash

    Eight German tourists holidaying on Fraser Island have been involved in a single vehicle car rollover this afternoon.

  59. Thales Australia and CareFlight Group (Qld) to deliver Australian civil aviation training first

    Thales Australia and CareFlight Group (Qld) to deliver Australian...

    Thales Australia and CareFlight Group (Qld) are set to launch Australia’s first AW139 civil helicopter training centre. Thanks to this partnership, the nation’s helicopter operators will benefit from world class full flight simulation training, tailored specifically to their air crew requirements.

  60. CareFlight’s Broadway Ball to be biggest yet

    CareFlight’s Broadway Ball to be biggest yet

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue will bring all the glitz and glamour of Broadway to the beach for its annual Gala Ball this Friday 31 October – and all media are invited to attend.

  61. Man airlifted after serious crash

    Man airlifted after serious crash

    The Surat Gas Aero-Medical Service helicopter has flown to the scene of a serious single vehicle crash on the Warrego Highway, 70 kilometres east of Roma.

  62. CareFlight called for double airlift post vehicle rollover

    CareFlight called for double airlift post vehicle rollover

    Two patients have been airlifted to hospital by RACQ CareFlight Rescue following a single vehicle rollover near Landcruiser Mountain Park at Kilcoy.

  63. Woman airlifted after possible snake bite

    Woman airlifted after possible snake bite

    A woman has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue after a suspected snake bite on a property north west of Texas.

  64. Man injured in front end loader accident

    Man injured in front end loader accident

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has airlifted a man who was injured after a front end loader rolled backwards down an embankment on a property in the Southern Downs region.

  65. Man injured in Bruce Hwy crash after near-miss with kangaroo

    Man injured in Bruce Hwy crash after near-miss with kangaroo

    A man has sustained injuries in a single vehicle crash on the Bruce Highway this morning after swerving to avoid colliding with a kangaroo.

  66. Girl bitten by snake in South West

    Girl bitten by snake in South West

    A young girl has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue after she was thought to be bitten by a snake at a property at Tara in the Darling Downs region.

  67. Teen airlifted after Nanango crash overnight

    Teen airlifted after Nanango crash overnight

    The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter flew to the aid of a teenage male injured in a single vehicle car accident at Nanango overnight.

  68. Motorcyclist airlifted after Mount Glorious crash

    Motorcyclist airlifted after Mount Glorious crash

    The Sunshine Coast-based RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked to Mount Glorious, 30 km north west of Brisbane, to airlift a man in his 50s involved in a motorcycle crash.

  69. Three year old holidaymaker seriously injured in balcony fall

    Three year old holidaymaker seriously injured in balcony fall

    A three year old Brisbane girl has been urgently airlifted by the Gold Coast based RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter after suffering serious injuries in a fall.

  70. CareFlight airlifts fall-victim from cattle farm

    CareFlight airlifts fall-victim from cattle farm

    A man who fell approximately two and a half metres onto concrete was airlifted to hospital early this morning by the Gold Coast RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter.
  71. Man airlifted after carnival ride fall

    Man airlifted after carnival ride fall

    A man has been airlifted by the RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter after falling from a carnival ride that was being set-up ahead of this weekend’s Warwick Rodeo.

  72. Man suffers serious burns while refuelling aircraft

    Man suffers serious burns while refuelling aircraft

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has airlifted a pilot with serious burns following an accident at Maryborough Airport this afternoon. 

  73. Man airlifted after single vehicle rollover in Gatton

    Man airlifted after single vehicle rollover in Gatton

    The Toowoomba RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter was called to Gatton this morning for a 49 year old man injured in a single vehicle rollover on Tenthill Creek Road.

  74. Surat ‘goes fishing’ for Jake and raises life saving $14,576 for CareFlight

    Surat ‘goes fishing’ for Jake and raises life saving $14,576 for...

    A local Surat child loved by all and lost to tragedy a year ago has been honoured today with a $14,576 cheque handover to CareFlight. The large amount...
  75. CareFlight Gala Ball goes Broadway

    CareFlight Gala Ball goes Broadway

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue will bring all the glitz and glamour of Broadway to the beach for its 10th annual Gala Ball on Friday 31 October.

  76. Child airlifted after suspected brown snake bite

    Child airlifted after suspected brown snake bite

    A young boy has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue after he was bitten by a snake. The Toowoomba crew was tasked to a property north of the city...
  77. Injured motorcyle rider airlifted at Mt Mee

    Injured motorcyle rider airlifted at Mt Mee

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue's Sunshine Coast helicopter was tasked to Mt Mee late Sunday morning with reports of a motorcycle accident.

  78. Three Injured after vehicle rollover

    Three Injured after vehicle rollover

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue's Toowoomba helicopter has flown to the scene of a serious single motor vehicle accident, approximately five kilometres south of Millmerran this afternoon.

  79. Mountain bike crash survivor reunites with CareFlight rescuers

    Mountain bike crash survivor reunites with CareFlight rescuers

    Former RACQ CareFlight Rescue patient David Hessey visited CareFlight’s Gold Coast hangar today to personally thank the rescue crew who rushed to his aid on July 5.

  80. Former patient to reunite with CareFlight rescuers

    Former patient to reunite with CareFlight rescuers

    Former RACQ CareFlight Rescue patient David Hessey will visit CareFlight’s Gold Coast hangar on Friday 17 October at 10.30am to personally thank the rescue crew who rushed to his aid on July 5.

  81. Careflight airlifts woman after truck crash

    Careflight airlifts woman after truck crash

    The Surat Gas Aero-Medical Service (SGAS) helicopter has airlifted a woman following a serious crash on the Carnarvon Highway, 40 kilometres north of Roma.

  82. Airlifted open heart surgery patient helps fund his own lifesaving rescue

    Airlifted open heart surgery patient helps fund his own lifesaving...

    Life is full of ironies – just ask David Larkin.

  83. Tourist airlifted after snake bite on Fraser Island

    Tourist airlifted after snake bite on Fraser Island

    A 20 year old woman has been airlifted to hospital after a suspected snake bite on Fraser Island. 

  84. Couple airlifted following multi-vehicle crash

    Couple airlifted following multi-vehicle crash

    A RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter has flown to the site of an accident involving one motor vehicle and three motorcycles.

  85. Careflight airlifts child bitten by snake

    Careflight airlifts child bitten by snake

    A 10 year old New South Wales boy has been airlifted to Brisbane’s Mater Children’s Hospital following a snake bite. The Toowoomba based...
  86. Two back to back airlifts from Fraser Island

    Two back to back airlifts from Fraser Island

    The Bundaberg RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter was called to Fraser Island twice today for two separate patients with lower limb injuries.

  87. Man rescued after rock fall

    Man rescued after rock fall

    The Gold Coast RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter has airlifted a 60 year old man after his leg became wedged between rocks. The accident happened at...
  88. Elderly man treated for knife wound

    Elderly man treated for knife wound

    An elderly man has been airlifted to hospital by RACQ CareFlight Rescue with an accidental knife wound to the leg. The patient was in the family...
  89. Man airlifted with critical injuries after highway crash

    Man airlifted with critical injuries after highway crash

    A man in his fifities has been airlifted to hospital with critical head injuries after a single vehicle crash on the Bruxner Highway in New South...
  90. Paraglider rescued off cliff face

    Paraglider rescued off cliff face

    The RACQ CareFlight Rescue Sunshine Coast helicopter was tasked to the cliffs of Carlo Sand Blow near Rainbow Beach Saturday afternoon where a paraglider had crashed into the cliff and was caught on a small ledge 30 metres above the beach.

  91. Chopper locates distressed fisherman

    Chopper locates distressed fisherman

    The Sunshine Coast-based RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter assisted the Queensland Police Service (QPS) and Coast Guard in a search and rescue mission this morning at Inskip Point near Fraser Island.

  92. Emus cause double motorbike crash

    Emus cause double motorbike crash

    The Surat Gas Aero-Medical Service (SGAS) helicopter has flown to the scene of a serious double motorcycle accident on the Landsborough Highway near Morven, 180km west of Roma.

  93. Man airlifted after crashing Landcruiser into tree

    Man airlifted after crashing Landcruiser into tree

    A 21 year old Brisbane man who reportedly ran his Landcruiser off the road and into a tree has been airlifted by the Sunshine Coast based RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter.
  94. Warning on dangers of 'button batteries'

    Warning on dangers of 'button batteries'

    Parents are being warned of the dangers of button batteries after RACQ CareFlight Rescue airlifted a Coolum Beach toddler who reportedly swallowed one yesterday.
  95. Toddler airlifted after reportedly swallowing battery

    Toddler airlifted after reportedly swallowing battery

    A two year old boy who reportedly swallowed a calculator battery has been urgently airlifted by CareFlight this afternoon.
  96. Woman airlifted to Brisbane after fall from horse

    Woman airlifted to Brisbane after fall from horse

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has airlifted an injured woman who fell off a horse at a property in Boonah, west of Beaudesert.

  97. Wellcamp Open Day donations for RACQ CareFlight Rescue

    Wellcamp Open Day donations for RACQ CareFlight Rescue

    Thousands of people have trekked the new tarmac at the Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport Open Day, donating to RACQ CareFlight Rescue in the process....
  98. Man urgently airlifted to Brisbane

    Man urgently airlifted to Brisbane

    A man in his 60s has been flown to a Brisbane hospital today after suffering a suspected cardiac condition.

  99. RACQ CareFlight Rescue choppers wow crowds at Riverfire

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue choppers wow crowds at Riverfire

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has wowed huge crowds at the Riverfire spectacular.

  100. Injured rider airlifted from Manar Park

    Injured rider airlifted from Manar Park

    An injured motorcycle rider has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue from Manar Motorcycle Park in Boondooma, west of Gympie.

  101. Man airlifted after dirt bike accident at Jimboomba

    Man airlifted after dirt bike accident at Jimboomba

    A man in his 30s has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue after sustaining injuries in an off road dirt bike accident at Jimboomba, north west of the Gold Coast.

  102. CareFlight airlifts man after fall from grain truck

    CareFlight airlifts man after fall from grain truck

    A man in his 50s sustained a suspected fractured leg and fractured arm after falling from a grain truck this afternoon.

  103. CareFlight airlifts man after horse fall

    CareFlight airlifts man after horse fall

    RACQ CareFlight’s Bundaberg-based helicopter has flown to a property at Glenrae, 10km south of Mundubbera, to airlift a man in his 60s who fell from a horse.
  104. RACQ CareFlight Rescue crew joins Wellcamp celebrations

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue crew joins Wellcamp celebrations

    The Toowoomba RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter will join celebrities and thousands of other locals to officially open the Wellcamp Airport Community Day this Sunday, September 28.

  105. RACQ CareFlight Rescue fleet flies in Riverfire spectacular

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue fleet flies in Riverfire spectacular

    Two of RACQ CareFlight Rescue’s lifesaving fleet are joining Brisbane’s epic Sunsuper Riverfire party Saturday.

  106. Elderly woman airlifted after road smash

    Elderly woman airlifted after road smash

    An elderly woman has been airlifted by the RACQ CareFlight Rescue after a single vehicle crash near Canungra this afternoon. The car left Beaudesert...
  107. Search for swamped vessel

    Search for swamped vessel

    Three people on-board a swamped tinnie have been rescued after an aerial search by RACQ CareFlight Rescue located the trio just after 1pm Sunday afternoon.

  108. CareFlight’s Toowoomba chopper turns 10,000

    CareFlight’s Toowoomba chopper turns 10,000

    RACQ CareFlight’s iconic Toowoomba-based helicopter “The Clive” clocked up its 10,000th hour in the air today.

  109. Gold coin donation at Wellcamp makes all the difference for RACQ CareFlight Rescue

    Gold coin donation at Wellcamp makes all the difference for RACQ...

    Avid aviation enthusiasts and just the plain curious will not only be inspecting the new Wellcamp Airport next Sunday, but helping to keep a local rescue service flying.

  110. Two utes collide head-on near Injune

    Two utes collide head-on near Injune

    A 47 year old man from Emerald sustained a serious eye injury and two others escaped with minor injuries after utilities they were travelling in collided head-on this afternoon.

  111. Teenager airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue after ATV crash

    Teenager airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue after ATV crash

    A teenager has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue after an ATV (all terrain vehicle) crash. The young man had been driving on a private property...
  112. Man airlifted after motorcycle accident at Coringa

    Man airlifted after motorcycle accident at Coringa

    A man in his 20s injured in a motorcycle accident at Coringa this morning has been airlifted to hospital by RACQ CareFlight Rescue.

  113. Woman winched from Mt Coolum by CareFlight

    Woman winched from Mt Coolum by CareFlight

    The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter has winched a woman from Mt Coolum after she suffered a cardiac condition.

  114. Brisbane man airlifted after trail bike accident

    Brisbane man airlifted after trail bike accident

    A Brisbane man has been airlifted by the RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter service after sustaining injuries in a trail bike accident north of Goomeri.

  115. CareFlight called in after tree falls on man

    CareFlight called in after tree falls on man

    A man has been airlifted to hospital by RACQ CareFlight Rescue with a serious leg injury after a tree fell on him.

  116. Captain airlifted off bulk carrier

    Captain airlifted off bulk carrier

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue's Gold Coast crew has successfully airlifted the master of the bulk carrier to hospital.

  117. Young girl swallows a coin

    Young girl swallows a coin

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue's Toowoomba helicopter departed the Clive Berghofer CareFlight Centre to Goondiwindi Saturday afternoon to airlift a young female that swallowed some coins.

  118. Motorcycle rider airlifted

    Motorcycle rider airlifted

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue's Toowoomba helicopter was tasked from the Clive Berghofer CareFlight Centre at 6am Saturday morning to a single motorcycle accident near Pittsworth.

  119. Man airlifted from bulk carrier off Queensland coast

    Man airlifted from bulk carrier off Queensland coast

    An RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter has airlifted a man from a bulk carrier, approximately 35 nautical miles east of Rainbow Beach.

  120. The Voice star Darren Percival helps launch CareFlight Gala Ball

    The Voice star Darren Percival helps launch CareFlight Gala Ball

    Much loved soul singer and 2012 The Voice runner-up, Darren Percival, delivered a surprise performance at a special event on Thursday September 4 to officially launch RACQ CareFlight Rescue’s highly anticipated Sunshine Coast Gala Ball.

  121. Darren Percival to lend a voice at CareFlight gala ball launch

    Darren Percival to lend a voice at CareFlight gala ball launch

    Former The Voice contestant, Darren Percival, will deliver a surprise performance at a special event on Thursday September 4 to officially launch RACQ CareFlight Rescue’s highly anticipated Sunshine Coast Gala Ball.

  122. Horseman airlifted by RACQ CareFlight

    Horseman airlifted by RACQ CareFlight

    A horseman has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue after being discovered in a paddock at Hivesville, west of Gympie. The man had been working...
  123. Three people escape serious injury after head on crash

    Three people escape serious injury after head on crash

    Three people have escaped serious injury after a head on crash at Darr Creek west of Kingaroy this afternoon.

  124. Motorcyclist airlifted after colliding with a wallaby

    Motorcyclist airlifted after colliding with a wallaby

    A motorcyclist has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue with multiple injuries after his bike hit a wallaby overnight. The man, in his 30s, had...
  125. Missing man found by RACQ CareFlight Rescue

    Missing man found by RACQ CareFlight Rescue

    A 21 year old man lost for three days at Mt Tabletop near Toowoomba has been found by RACQ CareFlight Rescue.

  126. Man airlifted after truck rollover

    Man airlifted after truck rollover

    The Roma based Surat Basin Gas Industry Aeromedical Service has airlifted a man who was injured in a single truck rollover between Miles and Yuleba.

  127. Woman airlifted from Fraser Island

    Woman airlifted from Fraser Island

    The Bundaberg RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter was called to Fraser Island's KingFisher Bay Resort at approximately 11am today to treat and airlift a 55 year old woman injured after a fall.

  128. Woman airlifted after horsefall

    Woman airlifted after horsefall

    The Toowoomba RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter was called to the scene of a horse riding accident in Mt Tyson at approximately 1pm today. A 25 year...
  129. Man airlifted from property after trail bike accident

    Man airlifted from property after trail bike accident

    The Bundaberg RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter was called to the scene of a trail bike accident in Glenbar on the Fraser Coast at approximately 9am this morning.

  130. RACQ CareFlight Rescue first on car crash scene – mere metres from base

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue first on car crash scene – mere metres from...

    An RACQ CareFlight Rescue paramedic was on the scene of a serious road accident outside Toowoomba’s Clive Berghofer CareFlight Centre within seconds of it occurring.

  131. Teenager winched to safety Mt Lofty

    Teenager winched to safety Mt Lofty

    RACQ CareFlight's Toowoomba crew was activated to reports of a teenager that had fallen from a track, down a cliff at Mt Lofty roughly 30 metres.

  132. Three people injured in head on smash

    Three people injured in head on smash

    Three people were injured in a two car head on crash on the New England Highway on the morning of 19 August. RACQ CareFlight Rescue tasked both its...
  133. Three airlifted in an ATV crash

    Three airlifted in an ATV crash

    A 32 year old man with a suspected broken leg was among three injured in an All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) rollover in Upper Glastonbury, near Gympie last night.

  134. Gold Coast woman airlifted from Fraser Island

    Gold Coast woman airlifted from Fraser Island

    A woman in her 60s has been airlifted to hospital from Fraser Island after suffering chest pain.

  135. Seriously injured woman airlifted after fatal crash

    Seriously injured woman airlifted after fatal crash

    A woman in her 50s has been urgently airlifted to hospital by RACQ CareFlight Rescue after a fatal single vehicle crash south of Gympie.

  136. Two RACQ CareFlight helicopters airlift patients after car hits tree

    Two RACQ CareFlight helicopters airlift patients after car hits tree

    Two patients have been airlifted by separate RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopters after a single vehicle car crash at Ballogie north west of Kingaroy....
  137. Teen airlifted after quad bike crash

    Teen airlifted after quad bike crash

    A teenager has been airlifted to hospital with suspected head and spinal injuries after a quad bike crash. The Surat Gas Aero-Medical Service (SGAS)...
  138. Serious injury after trail Bike collision

    Serious injury after trail Bike collision

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue's Toowoomba helicopter was tasked from the Clive Berghofer Careflight centre late Saturday afternoon to the Gatton-Esk Rd at Spring Creek where two trail bike riders had collided.

  139. Man sustains eye injury in fishing accident

    Man sustains eye injury in fishing accident

    A man has been airlifted from Fraser Island by the RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter service after a treble fish hook pierced his eye during a fishing trip today.

  140. New recruits take to the skies for CareFlight

    New recruits take to the skies for CareFlight

    Fifteen doctors put theory into practice yesterday after they were winched from a hovering rescue helicopter at Archerfield Airport, as part of their final training as CareFlight’s new intake of Registrars.

  141. Man airlifted after ladder fall

    Man airlifted after ladder fall

    A man in his sixities has been airlifted to hospital by RACQ CareFlight Rescue with suspected head injuries and a broken leg after falling two and half metres from a ladder.

  142. Man airlifted after horse falls on him

    Man airlifted after horse falls on him

    A man in his forties has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue with suspected pelvic injuries after his horse fell, repeatedly rolling on him.

  143. Former MP trapped in grain silo for more than seven hours

    Former MP trapped in grain silo for more than seven hours

    A former federal MP was airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue after a marathon rescue effort to free him from an underground grain silo at a farm south west of Tara.

  144. Boy injures eye running into barbed wire fence

    Boy injures eye running into barbed wire fence

    A teenage boy sustained a serious eye injury after running into a barbed wire fence on a private property in Maryborough yesterday (Saturday).

  145. Fifth patient airlifted in off-road biking accident

    Fifth patient airlifted in off-road biking accident

    An RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter airlifted an Ipswich man who was injured in a motocross accident at Manar Park in Boondooma yesterday afternoon (Saturday).

  146. CareFlight called in for double airlift Saturday night

    CareFlight called in for double airlift Saturday night

    The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter service performed a double airlift overnight (Saturday) after two patients were injured in separate accidents in the Somerset Region.

  147. Two men taken to hospital after off-road motorcycle crash

    Two men taken to hospital after off-road motorcycle crash

    Two men have been injured in an off-road motorcycle crash on a private property in South Isis this afternoon.

  148. Teenage boy airlifted from Chinchilla

    Teenage boy airlifted from Chinchilla

    A teenage boy has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue after falling off a trail bike this morning.

  149. CareFlight airlifts injured trail bike rider

    CareFlight airlifts injured trail bike rider

    A trail bike rider has been airlifted by an RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter from Beerburrum State Forest.

  150. Driver airlifted after single vehicle rollover in the south west

    Driver airlifted after single vehicle rollover in the south west

    A man in his 20s has suspected head injuries after a single vehicle rollover on the Moonie Highway this afternoon.

  151. Man airlifted after fall from horse

    Man airlifted after fall from horse

    A man in his 40s has suspected spinal injuries after falling from a horse in the Fraser Coast region this morning.

  152. Bendigo Bank hosts Chopper Awareness Month to keep CareFlight choppers flying

    Bendigo Bank hosts Chopper Awareness Month to keep CareFlight choppers...

    Bendigo Bank branches across South East and South West Queensland will band together to get behind the State’s iconic community helicopter service to help RACQ CareFlight Rescue continue saving lives.

  153. Three airlifted from trail bike event

    Three airlifted from trail bike event

    The RACQ CareFlight Rescue Toowoomba crew was tasked to Goondiwindi Hospital for an inter-hospital transfer Sunday morning.

  154. Motorcyclist airlifted after accident

    Motorcyclist airlifted after accident

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue was tasked to a motor vehicle accident on the Boonah-Rathdowney Road, Saturday morning around 10.30am.

  155. Motorcyclist airlifted after accident

    Motorcyclist airlifted after accident

    RACQ CareFlight was tasked to an MVA on the Boonah-Rathdowney Rd, Saturday morning around 10:30am. Once on scene our Intensive care flight Paramedic...
  156. Man seriously injured after being hit by 4WD

    Man seriously injured after being hit by 4WD

    A man has been struck by a four-wheel drive near the ferry terminal on Lamb Island, requiring the urgent airlift by an RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter.
  157. Man seriously injured after being hit by 4WD

    Man seriously injured after being hit by 4WD

    A man has been struck by a four-wheel drive near the ferry terminal on Lamb Island, requiring the urgent airlift by an RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter.

  158. CareFlight jets fly marathon missions

    CareFlight jets fly marathon missions

    CareFlight’s air ambulance fleet has flown nearly 16,000 kilometres in the past 24 hours on lifesaving missions across the Asia Pacific. Two...
  159. Man injured after tyre explodes

    Man injured after tyre explodes

    A young man has severe facial injuries after a tyre exploded at a Sunshine Coast factory this afternoon.

  160. CareFlight airlifts quad bike rider

    CareFlight airlifts quad bike rider

    A 62 year old Black Mountain man has been injured when his quad bike rolled on a private property in Kandanga, west of Gympie this evening.

  161. Injured trailbike rider airlifted from Cunningham Highway

    Injured trailbike rider airlifted from Cunningham Highway

    A 24 year old trail biker suffered suspected leg and pelvis fractures while performing a jump at Tregony in Queensland's Southern Downs region about 10.30am today.

  162. Critically injured woman airlifted after two car smash

    Critically injured woman airlifted after two car smash

    A woman who was seriously injured in a two car collision in Toowoomba has been urgently airlifted between hospital facilities for specialist medical treatment.

  163. Two escape serious injury after helicopter crash

    Two escape serious injury after helicopter crash

    The CareFlight’s Gladstone based rescue helicopter was activated to a report of a helicopter crash near Dingo about 120km West of Rockhampton...
  164. Woman airlifted after a single vehicle rollover Dalby

    Woman airlifted after a single vehicle rollover Dalby

    The Sunshine Coast crew has airlifted a woman in her twenties to the PA Hospital in a stable condition who had been involved in a single vehicle...
  165. Critically injured man airlifted to hospital after head on crash

    Critically injured man airlifted to hospital after head on crash

    A man has been critically injured in a head on collision at Murwillumbah this morning, requiring the urgent airlift by an RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter.

  166. Man airlifted to hospital from Russell Island

    Man airlifted to hospital from Russell Island

    The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter service has airlifted a man from Russell Island after he suffered a suspected fractured arm.

  167. The Scotts, well and truly part of the CareFlight family

    The Scotts, well and truly part of the CareFlight family

    Kathy Scott is convinced she owes her youngest daughter’s life to RACQ CareFlight Rescue.

  168. Man airlifted after being injured by bull

    Man airlifted after being injured by bull

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has airlifted a man who was injured by a bull in the South Burnett region yesterday.

  169. Man airlifted after found unconcious

    Man airlifted after found unconcious

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has flown to the aid of a man who was found unconcious next to a bicycle in the South Burnett region.

  170. Two-year-old airlifted from Fraser Island

    Two-year-old airlifted from Fraser Island

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has flown to the aid of a two-year-old boy on Fraser Island.

  171. CareFlight responds to horse-riding accident

    CareFlight responds to horse-riding accident

    A man in his 50s who fell from a horse was airlifted by the RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter yesterday afternoon (Saturday) from Eskdale, west of Toogoolawah.

  172. Teenage girl airlifted after motorbike accident

    Teenage girl airlifted after motorbike accident

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue’s helicopter service flew to a homestead on the Cunningham Highway yesterday afternoon (Saturday) to airlift a teenager who was injured in a motorbike accident.

  173. Man critical after crashing into fence at Gatton

    Man critical after crashing into fence at Gatton

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has airlifted a man who was seriously injured after crashing into a fence at Gatton overnight (Saturday).

  174. Man injured in motorcycle crash at Rainbow Beach

    Man injured in motorcycle crash at Rainbow Beach

    A man in his 30s has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue after he crashed his motorcycle this morning.

  175. Mountain bike rider airlifted to Brisbane

    Mountain bike rider airlifted to Brisbane

    A Brisbane man has been airlifted by the Gold Coast RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter after he sustained multiple injuries in a mountain bike crash north west of Beaudesert.

  176. Gladstone man airlifted after trail bike accident

    Gladstone man airlifted after trail bike accident

    An injured trail bike rider has been airlifted by the RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter service after a trail bike accident at Rodds Peninsula, located within the Eurimbula National Park.

  177. CareFlight airlifts woman injured in crash

    CareFlight airlifts woman injured in crash

    A woman has been urgently airlifted to hospital by the RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter with serious injuries after a motor vehicle accident this afternoon.

  178. Second woman airlifted after horse-related accident

    Second woman airlifted after horse-related accident

    A woman in her 60s has been knocked unconscious while working with a horse on a property in Taromeo, near Blackbutt.

  179. Fast road ahead for CareFlight thanks to Ken Mills Toyota

    Fast road ahead for CareFlight thanks to Ken Mills Toyota

    Local Toyota tycoons, Ken and Brett Mills, have banded together to give back to the service that helped save the life of Brett’s nephew, Tyler Favier, just three years ago.

  180. Tiaro woman thrown from horse

    Tiaro woman thrown from horse

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has airlifted an injured woman who has been thrown from a horse on a private property in Tiaro, south of Maryborough.

  181. Sydney man airlifted from Fraser Island

    Sydney man airlifted from Fraser Island

    A 43-year-old Sydney man has been airlifted from Fraser Island by RACQ CareFlight Rescue after suffering a suspected dislocated shoulder.

  182. Toddler airlifted from Fraser Island with second degree burns

    Toddler airlifted from Fraser Island with second degree burns

    A fourteen month old child with second degree burns to her hands has been airlifted from Fraser Island by the RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter.

  183. Woman airlifted after two car crash south of Gatton

    Woman airlifted after two car crash south of Gatton

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has flown to the scene of a two car collision in the Lockyer Valley.

  184. Woman airlifted after dirt bike crash

    Woman airlifted after dirt bike crash

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has flown to the aid of a woman in her twenties injured in a dirt bike crash in the North Burnett region.

  185. Man airlifted after single vehicle rollover, Meandarra

    Man airlifted after single vehicle rollover, Meandarra

    The Surat Basin Gas Industry Aeromedical Service has airlifted a man who was injured in a single vehicle rollover near Meandarra.

  186. CareFlight air ambulance transfers petrol tank explosion victim

    CareFlight air ambulance transfers petrol tank explosion victim

    The CareFlight air ambulance has transferred a man injured in a petrol tank explosion in far north Queensland.

  187. CareFlight Air Ambulance called for urgent medical retrieval

    CareFlight Air Ambulance called for urgent medical retrieval

    The CareFlight Air Ambulance was called to transfer two patients requiring urgent medical care from Mackay to Brisbane last night (Tuesday 24 June).

  188. Motorcycles crash on Isis Highway, Kullogum

    Motorcycles crash on Isis Highway, Kullogum

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has flown to the scene of a two motorcycle crash on the Isis Highway at Kullogum.

  189. Toddler airlifted after park bench fall

    Toddler airlifted after park bench fall

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has airlifted a 14 month old toddler who fell off a park bench in the Gympie region.

  190. Woman has suspected spinal injuries after fall from horse

    Woman has suspected spinal injuries after fall from horse

    A woman has been airlifted from a property east of Toowoomba with possible spinal injuries after falling from her horse this afternoon.

  191. Miss World contender reunites with rescuers after horrific accident

    Miss World contender reunites with rescuers after horrific accident

    Against all odds Brisbane student Stephanie Campbell has the Miss World Australia crown set firmly in her sights.

  192. Child airlifted after fall

    Child airlifted after fall

    A three year old boy has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue after falling at least one storey from an outdoor deck at Laidley, east of Toowoomba this morning.

  193. Teenage boy airlifted after motorcycles collide, Rockmount

    Teenage boy airlifted after motorcycles collide, Rockmount

    A 15 year old boy injured in a serious traffic crash at Rockmount on Sunday evening has been airlifted to hospital by RACQ CareFlight Rescue.

  194. Man impaled in quad bike crash

    Man impaled in quad bike crash

    A man has been impaled on a handle bar and another has barbed wire injuries to his neck after a quad bike crash at Rules Beach this morning.

  195. Woman airlifted after horse fall, Burrum Heads

    Woman airlifted after horse fall, Burrum Heads

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has airlifted a woman who fell off a horse at a Burrum Heads property this morning.

  196. CareFlight airlifts man injured by bull

    CareFlight airlifts man injured by bull

    An 18 year old man who was injured by a bull at a rodeo last night has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue.

  197. Brisbane man airlifted after dirt bike crash

    Brisbane man airlifted after dirt bike crash

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue flew to the aid of a Brisbane man who was injured after coming off his dirt bike at Manar Park yesterday (Saturday) evening.

  198. 76 year old man airlifted after horse fall

    76 year old man airlifted after horse fall

    A 76 year old man who fell off a horse in the Western Downs region has been airlifted to hospital by the Surat Basin Gas Industry Aeromedical Service.

  199. Teenage dirt bike rider airlifted after fall

    Teenage dirt bike rider airlifted after fall

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has flown to the aid of a teenage dirt bike rider who came off his bike at a motocross facility at Glamorgan Vale.

  200. Fraser Island resident airlifted to hospital

    Fraser Island resident airlifted to hospital

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has flown to the aid of a Fraser Island resident suffering chest pain.

  201. Rider airlifted after crash, Imbil

    Rider airlifted after crash, Imbil

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue flew to the aid of an injured quad bike rider at an Imbil property yesterday (Thursday) evening.

  202. CareFlight looking to recruit home grown talent

    CareFlight looking to recruit home grown talent

    Queensland’s iconic aeromedical rescue service is calling on local, national and New Zealand doctors to consider a six month tour with CareFlight.

  203. Woman airlifted after falling up to 50 metres

    Woman airlifted after falling up to 50 metres

    A woman who fell up to 50 metres down a cliff in the Murphy’s Creek area has been airlifted to hospital by the Surat Basin Gas Industry Aeromedical Service.

  204. Woman airlifted from Macleay Island

    Woman airlifted from Macleay Island

    The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter has flown to Macleay Island in Moreton Bay to airlift a woman suffering a suspected neurological condition.

  205. Man airlifted from Somerset region

    Man airlifted from Somerset region

    A man has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue after an off-road motorbike accident north of Kilcoy.

  206. Third quad bike rider airlifted in seven days

    Third quad bike rider airlifted in seven days

    A woman in her 30s has sustained a suspected spinal injury after falling off a quad bike north east of Warwick.

  207. Almost $140,000 raised for RACQ CareFlight Rescue at Gala Ball

    Almost $140,000 raised for RACQ CareFlight Rescue at Gala Ball

    More than 500 guests dressed to impress at RACQ CareFlight Rescue’s eighth annual Gala Ball on Saturday night, while helping to raise an incredible $140,000 for the helicopter rescue service.

  208. Dirt bike rider airlifted after crashing into barbed wire

    Dirt bike rider airlifted after crashing into barbed wire

    A dirt bike rider has been flown to hospital after crashing into a barbed wire fence north west of Toowoomba.

  209. Child injured in quad bike accident at Beaudesert

    Child injured in quad bike accident at Beaudesert

    A child has been airlifted to Brisbane by RACQ CareFlight Rescue after sustaining multiple injuries in a quad bike accident this afternoon.

  210. Rescue skills put to the test in emergency training simulation

    Rescue skills put to the test in emergency training simulation

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue’s medical and aviation experts will undergo a rigorous training session this weekend to refine their emergency air-medical retrieval skills.

  211. CareFlight bears welcome new home at Hear and Say Centre

    CareFlight bears welcome new home at Hear and Say Centre

    Thirty-eight cute and cuddly RACQ CareFlight Rescue bears will be holding their first house warming party tomorrow, saying goodbye to CareFlight’s hangar and hello to their new home at the local Sunshine Coast Hear & Say Centre.

  212. CareFlight airlifts injured patient after fatal head on crash

    CareFlight airlifts injured patient after fatal head on crash

    A 19-year-old man has been airlifted to Brisbane overnight (Tuesday) following a fatal head on collision in Maroondan near Gin Gin yesterday afternoon.

  213. South West businesses get behind CareFlight's Gala Ball

    South West businesses get behind CareFlight's Gala Ball

    More than 500 guests will dress to impress for RACQ CareFlight Rescue’s eighth annual Gala Ball this weekend, but the event wouldn’t be possible without the support of several local businesses.

  214. Pedestrian hit by car at Noosa

    Pedestrian hit by car at Noosa

    A German tourist has been hit by a car on the Sunshine Coast this afternoon.

  215. Man hospitalised after truck rollover on Cunningham Highway

    Man hospitalised after truck rollover on Cunningham Highway

    A man has sustained suspected leg injuries after his truck rolled on the Cunningham Highway this morning.

  216. Quad bike rider airlifted from rural property

    Quad bike rider airlifted from rural property

    An injured quad bike rider has been airlifted from a rural property in the North Burnett region by the RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter service.

  217. Three injured in head on collision, Crows Nest

    Three injured in head on collision, Crows Nest

    The Toowoomba RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter rushed to the scene of a head on collision between a ute and a minivan this morning.

  218. Motocross racer airlifted after crash

    Motocross racer airlifted after crash

    A 19 year old injured at a Motocross event at Leyburn has been airlifted to hospital by the Surat Basin Gas Industry Aeromedical Service.

  219. Trail biker airlifted from Fraser Island

    Trail biker airlifted from Fraser Island

    An injured 38 year old man was airlifted from Fraser Island after he hit tree roots while trail bike riding with a group of friends.

  220. Second trail biker airlifted in one day

    Second trail biker airlifted in one day

    A man and a teenager have been injured in two separate trail bike incidents across the State today.

  221. Trail biker airlifted from Cooloola National Park

    Trail biker airlifted from Cooloola National Park

    A 46-year-old man has been injured after coming off a trail bike near the intersection of Cooloola Way and Rainbow Beach Road, Cooloola.

  222. CareFlight airlifts seriously injured woman in two vehicle crash

    CareFlight airlifts seriously injured woman in two vehicle crash

    A woman is in a serious condition after a car and truck collided in the Sunshine Coast hinterland today.

  223. CareFlight perform winch rescue off cargo ship

    CareFlight perform winch rescue off cargo ship

    The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter has winched a seaman from a cargo ship tracking 25 nautical miles east of Fraser Island.

  224. Man seriously injured after head on crash

    Man seriously injured after head on crash

    A motorcyclist has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after a head on collision with a ute in the Gold Coast Hinterland this morning.

  225. Brisbane woman airlifted from Moreton Island

    Brisbane woman airlifted from Moreton Island

    An elderly Brisbane woman has been flown to hospital after suffering a suspected cardiac condition during a day trip on Moreton Island.

  226. CareFlight airlifts 1,000th patient

    CareFlight airlifts 1,000th patient

    When five year old Isabella Fuller-Chapman was airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue this month, it was to be a series of firsts and milestones.

  227. Mt Barney winch rescue

    Mt Barney winch rescue

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue was tasked to Mt Barney Sunday afternoon where a male had fallen ill whilst camping with friends.

  228. Man airlifted after tree fall

    Man airlifted after tree fall

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue flew to Inglewood Hospital overnight to airlift a male in his twenties after injuring his leg.

  229. Driver airlifted after trucks collide

    Driver airlifted after trucks collide

    A man in his 20s has been airlifted to hospital in a serious condition after a truck and b-double crashed on the Bruce Highway north of Gin Gin early this morning.

  230. Man airlifted after trucks collide

    Man airlifted after trucks collide

    A man in his 20s has been airlifted to hospital in a serious condition after a truck and b-double crashed on the Bruce Highway north of Gin Gin early this morning.

  231. Volunteer gives back to CareFlight after life changing accident

    Volunteer gives back to CareFlight after life changing accident

    This time last year, Kerry Lumsdon hadn’t heard much about the service he now devotes many volunteer hours for.

  232. Only two weeks until CareFlight's gala event of the year

    Only two weeks until CareFlight's gala event of the year

    One of Toowoomba’s best loved, sell-out events will once again grace the beautiful Empire Theatre stage with a spectacular belle burlesque theme.

  233. Bingo benefits local helicopter service

    Bingo benefits local helicopter service

    The Hervey Bay Boat Club has turned bingo into benefits for the local RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter, generating more than $60,000 for the aeromedical service in the past five years.

  234. Man’s legs pinned in feeding machine

    Man’s legs pinned in feeding machine

    An elderly man has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue to Toowoomba Base Hospital in a critical condition after his legs were caught in a cattle feeding machine.

  235. Woman seriously injured in Brookstead car accident

    Woman seriously injured in Brookstead car accident

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has airlifted a woman who was seriously injured in a motor vehicle accident at Brookstead this afternoon.

  236. CareFlight bears to bring joy to children in need

    CareFlight bears to bring joy to children in need

    CareFlight’s generous supporters have donated 83 bears in a mission to give poverty stricken Papua New Guinea children a childhood.

  237. Injured man airlifted off cliff face in dramatic rescue

    Injured man airlifted off cliff face in dramatic rescue

    In a dramatic rescue, a 19 year old man has been winched to safety by RACQ CareFlight after plunging down the side of a cliff this morning.

  238. Hometown hero runs Great Victoria Desert to keep CareFlight flying

    Hometown hero runs Great Victoria Desert to keep CareFlight flying

    Mundubbera local David Holleran, is putting his best foot forward to raise vital funds for RACQ CareFlight Rescue, by running a 670 kilometre ultra-marathon through the Great Victoria Desert.

  239. RACQ CareFlight Rescue airlifts fifth horseman

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue airlifts fifth horseman

    The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter has airlifted a fifth patient injured in a horse accident in 13 days.

  240. Man winched to safety after boat sinks

    Man winched to safety after boat sinks

    A man has been winched to safety by an RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter early this morning after his boat sank off the coast of Fraser Island.

  241. CareFlight airlifts two injured women

    CareFlight airlifts two injured women

    The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter service was kept busy overnight (Saturday) airlifting two injured women between hospitals.

  242. Woman flown to hospital after fall from horse

    Woman flown to hospital after fall from horse

    A woman in her 60s has been airlifted from a property at Teelah, south east of Nanango, suffering injuries after falling from her horse.

  243. Agnes Water woman airlifted

    Agnes Water woman airlifted

    A woman in her mid-50s has been flown to hospital after suffering a suspected cardiac condition.

  244. Woman airlifted after two car crash

    Woman airlifted after two car crash

    A woman has been airlifted to hospital by RACQ CareFlight Rescue after a two car smash in the Darling Downs region.

  245. Woman airlifted from Fraser Island

    Woman airlifted from Fraser Island

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue airlifted a woman with a suspected spinal injury from Fraser Island yesterday (Thursday).

  246. Injured motorcyclist airlifted to Roma

    Injured motorcyclist airlifted to Roma

    A motorcyclist has been airlifted with suspected multi-trauma injuries after a single motor cycle crash in Queensland’s South West this afternoon.

  247. CareFlight performs more than 60 critical hospital transfers in one month

    CareFlight performs more than 60 critical hospital transfers in one...

    The RACQ CareFlight Rescue community helicopter fleet has been flying around-the-clock transferring more than 64 seriously ill patients between hospitals throughout April, averaging more than two patients per day.

  248. Child airlifted to Bundaberg Hospital

    Child airlifted to Bundaberg Hospital

    A young girl has been injured at a school in the North Burnett region and airlifted by the RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter service.

  249. RACQ CareFlight Rescue airlifts two injured men

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue airlifts two injured men

    Two men injured in separate incidents have been airlifted from Chinchilla by RACQ CareFlight Rescue overnight.

  250. 260km Base to Base Cycle Challenge raises over $46,000 for RACQ CareFlight Rescue

    260km Base to Base Cycle Challenge raises over $46,000 for RACQ...

    Professional cyclists and CareFlight crew completed a gruelling 260-kilometre cycle challenge from the Gold Coast to Toowoomba today, raising more than $46,000 for RACQ CareFlight Rescue.

  251. Man airlifted after single vehicle rollover, 30km north Eidsvold

    Man airlifted after single vehicle rollover, 30km north Eidsvold

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue flew to the scene of a single vehicle rollover 30 kilometres north of Eidsvold on Saturday evening.

  252. Speedway crash victim airlifted

    Speedway crash victim airlifted

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has airlifted a man injured after his vehicle rolled at the Kingaroy Speedway on Saturday evening.

  253. Man airlifted after tree falls

    Man airlifted after tree falls

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has flown to the aid of a man who seriously injured his leg while cutting a tree on a property west of Childers this afternoon.

  254. Woman airlifted with serious head injury after horse kick

    Woman airlifted with serious head injury after horse kick

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has airlifted a woman with a serious head injury after being kicked by a horse at a Pomona property this afternoon.

  255. CareFlight Paramedic ready for ride

    CareFlight Paramedic ready for ride

    CareFlight Senior Flight Paramedic Brad Solomon is trading in flying at an altitude of 4000 feet in a Bell 412 helicopter for a road bike and bitumen – and it’s all for a good cause.

  256. Ill tourist airlifted off Fraser Island

    Ill tourist airlifted off Fraser Island

    A 19-year-old European tourist suffering an illness has been airlifted off Fraser Island by the RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter.

  257. Third annual CareFlight Base to Base Cycle Challenge this weekend

    Third annual CareFlight Base to Base Cycle Challenge this weekend

    Professional cyclists, athletes, RACQ CareFlight Rescue crew and former patients are geared up to embark on a gruelling nine-hour charity bike ride for RACQ CareFlight Rescue this weekend.

  258. Locals encouraged to cheer on cyclists in the ride that saves lives

    Locals encouraged to cheer on cyclists in the ride that saves lives

    Cycling fans and the local community are encouraged to line the streets on Sunday, May 4 to cheer on a peloton of 50 cyclists as they ride 260 kilometres in a single day for the CareFlight Base to Base Cycle Challenge.

  259. Fraser Island swimmer winched

    Fraser Island swimmer winched

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has winched a 32 year old Sydney man, seriously injured in a swimming accident on Lake Wabby, Fraser Island.

  260. Teen airlifted from Bjelke-Petersen Dam after water sporting accident

    Teen airlifted from Bjelke-Petersen Dam after water sporting accident

    A 17-year-old boy who sustained a suspected head injury from a water tubing accident at Bjelke-Petersen Dam this afternoon was airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue.

  261. Teen airlifted after swimming accident, Fraser Island

    Teen airlifted after swimming accident, Fraser Island

    This afternoon, the Sunshine Coast RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter airlifted a teenager after receiving a reported knock to the head while swimming in the Kingfisher Bay Resort pool.

  262. German bushwalker winched to safety: Springbrook NP

    German bushwalker winched to safety: Springbrook NP

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue successfully winched an injured 70-year-old woman from Germany who reportedly fell on a walking track at Purlingbrook Falls in Springbrook National Park.

  263. Quadbiker rescued by RACQ CareFlight

    Quadbiker rescued by RACQ CareFlight

    The Bundaberg RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter tonight airlifted an injured 61-year-old man involved in a quad bike accident at a private property near Eidsvold.

  264. Bushwalker winched to safety: Springbrook NP

    Bushwalker winched to safety: Springbrook NP

    The Gold Coast RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter successfully winched an injured 70 year-old woman who reportedly fell on a walking track at Purlingbrook Falls in Springbrook National Park.

  265. RACQ CareFlight airlifts child horserider

    RACQ CareFlight airlifts child horserider

    The Toowoomba RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter flew to the aid of a young girl who reportedly fell from a horse at her family property in Bergen near Oakey at about 10:30am today.

  266. CareFlight urges parents to be vigilant around campfires

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter crew members are urging parents to be mindful of the dangers of campfires after airlifting two children in separate incidents over the last three days.

  267. Six year old airlifted after falling into campfire

    Six year old airlifted after falling into campfire

    RACQ CareFlight flew to Landcruiser Mountain Park (45km N.W. of Kilcoy) Sunday morning where a six year old girl suffered burns to her upper legs.

  268. Two airlifted after seperate motocross accidents

    Two airlifted after seperate motocross accidents

    The RACQ CareFlight's Sunshine Coast rescue helicopter flew to Manar Park motocross park Sunday morning to airlift two patients that had suffered injuries in seperate accidents.

  269. Teenager airlifted after motocross accident

    Teenager airlifted after motocross accident

    RACQ CareFlight was tasked to The Gap Creek motocross park at Cunningham's Gap Sunday afternoon where a teenager had injured himself in a motocross bike accident.

  270. Teenager airlifted after dirt bike accident

    Teenager airlifted after dirt bike accident

    The RACQ CareFlight rescue helicopter airlifted a teenage boy from Stanthorpe Hospital Saturday evening after he had been involved in a dirt bike accident on a private property earlier in the day.

  271. Woman winched after bushwalk Baroon Pocket Dam

    Woman winched after bushwalk Baroon Pocket Dam

    RACQ CareFlight's Sunshine Coast rescue helicopter was activated Saturday morning to Baroon Pocket Dam where a woman in her fifties had been bushwalking with friends fell and injured her leg.

  272. Man injured after off road motorbike accident

    Man injured after off road motorbike accident

    RACQ CareFlight's Sunshine Coast rescue helicopter was tasked to Bellthorpe National Park late Friday afternoon after a report of an injured off road motorcycle rider.

  273. RACQ CareFlight airlifts cyclist struck by truck

    RACQ CareFlight airlifts cyclist struck by truck

    RACQ Careflight Rescue has come to the aid of a 48 year-old male cyclist from Warnambool, Victoria who was struck by a truck in Tewantin on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland early this morning.

  274. Motorcyclist airlifted after hitting kangaroo

    Motorcyclist airlifted after hitting kangaroo

    A 52-year-old male from Burnett Heads sustained a suspected lower leg injury in a motorbike accident involving a kangaroo.

  275. RACQ CareFlight Rescue airlifts injured teen

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue airlifts injured teen

    A 13 year old girl has been airlifted from Fraser Island after being injured while dune surfing.

  276. Elite cyclists and CareFlight crew to pedal 260km in Base to Base Cycle Challenge

    Elite cyclists and CareFlight crew to pedal 260km in Base to Base...

    A team of well-known cyclists, RACQ CareFlight Rescue crew and former patients are set to ride an impressive 260 kilometres in a single day as part of the annual CareFlight Base to Base Cycle Challenge.

  277. CareFlight airlifts injured horsewoman

    CareFlight airlifts injured horsewoman

    A woman  has been airlifted to hospital with a suspected leg fracture after a fall from her horse this morning.

  278. Clive Berghofer honoured by CareFlight

    Clive Berghofer honoured by CareFlight

    South West Queensland legend Clive Berghofer’s dedication to the community and RACQ CareFlight Rescue will be honoured today with the lifesaving service naming a helicopter in his honour.

  279. CareFlight airlifts Sunshine Coast teen injured in motocross accident

    CareFlight airlifts Sunshine Coast teen injured in motocross accident

    A teenage boy from the Sunshine Coast has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue after suffering a suspected leg injury in a motocross accident near Kilcoy.

  280. Teenage girl airlifted to Gold Coast after water tubing accident

    Teenage girl airlifted to Gold Coast after water tubing accident

    A 16-year-old girl has been injured after coming off a water tube at Lake Moogerah, located south-west of Ipswich.

  281. RACQ CareFlight Rescue continues search for missing girl, Childers

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue continues search for missing girl, Childers

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter has joined the search for the missing three-year-old girl from Childers, near Bundaberg.

  282. Teenage boy airlifted in serious condition after falling from moving vehicle

    Teenage boy airlifted in serious condition after falling from moving...

    A teenage boy has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue overnight (Wednesday) after sustaining serious injuries in a motor vehicle accident in the South Burnett region.

  283. Second skydiver airlifted in two days

    Second skydiver airlifted in two days

    A man has been seriously injured in a skydiving accident north west of Goondiwindi requiring the urgent airlift by an RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter.

  284. Two men injured in smash on Warrego Highway

    Two men injured in smash on Warrego Highway

    Two men have been airlifted by the RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter service after a two car smash on the Warrego Highway, approximately five kilometres east of Miles.

  285. CareFlight airlifts injured skydiver

    CareFlight airlifts injured skydiver

    A 25 year old skydiver has suspected neck injuries after a hard landing in Queensland’s South West this morning.

  286. CareFlight doctor urges flu jab, from experience

    CareFlight doctor urges flu jab, from experience

    CareFlight medical specialists are urging all Australians, not just the frail or elderly to get this year’s flu vaccine, and they’re speaking from experience.

  287. 10-year-old boy injured by horse

    10-year-old boy injured by horse

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has flown to the aid of a 10-year-old boy who was injured by a horse on a property 20 kilometres west of Gin Gin.

  288. Man airlifted after single vehicle rollover on Leichhardt Highway

    Man airlifted after single vehicle rollover on Leichhardt Highway

    A man injured in a single vehicle rollover has been airlifted to hospital by the Surat Basin Gas Industry Aeromedical Service.

  289. Man seriously injured in Double Island Point motorbike crash

    Man seriously injured in Double Island Point motorbike crash

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has airlifted a Sunshine Coast man who was seriously injured in a motorbike crash at Double Island Point.

  290. CareFlight urges holiday-makers to stay safe

    CareFlight urges holiday-makers to stay safe

    As schools around Queensland break for Easter, RACQ CareFlight Rescue crews are warning holiday-makers to be vigilant about safety.

  291. Robbie McEwen officially launches the 2014 CareFlight Base to Base Cycle Challenge with $10,000 auction

    Robbie McEwen officially launches the 2014 CareFlight Base to Base...

    Australian Cycling Champion Robbie McEwen has joined RACQ CareFlight Rescue to officially launch the third annual CareFlight Base to Base Cycle Challenge today on the Gold Coast.

  292. CareFlight celebrates half a decade of making a difference in Abu Dhabi

    CareFlight celebrates half a decade of making a difference in Abu...

    CareFlight Group Queensland is celebrating half a decade of diligently working away in Abu Dhabi, expanding its internationally recognised safety instruction program through the provision of world-class training to the emirate nation’s Police Force Air Wing.

  293. Gruelling cycle set for the 2014 CareFlight Base to Base Cycle Challenge

    Gruelling cycle set for the 2014 CareFlight Base to Base Cycle...

    Toowoomba Regional Council Major Paul Antonio and Councillor Carol Taylor has joined RACQ CareFlight Rescue to officially launch the third annual CareFlight Base to Base Cycle Challenge today in Toowoomba.

  294. Man airlifted after snake bite

    Man airlifted after snake bite

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue flew to the aid of a man who was bitten by a snake at a property in Tummaville yesterday.

  295. Teenage girl airlifted after horse fall

    Teenage girl airlifted after horse fall

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue airlifted a teenage girl who was injured by a horse yesterday.

  296. CareFlight winches missing man to safety

    CareFlight winches missing man to safety

    An 83-year-old man missing in the Toowoomba region since yesterday has been found, and winched to safety by RACQ CareFlight Rescue.

  297. Motorcyclists urged to be careful

    Motorcyclists urged to be careful

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue is urging motorcyclists to exercise caution after an alarming spike in the number of injured riders being airlifted in March.

  298. Annual CareFlight Base to Base ride mounts up

    Annual CareFlight Base to Base ride mounts up

    Australian Cycling Champion Robbie McEwen will officially launch the annual CareFlight Base to Base Cycle Challenge on the Gold Coast this Friday April 4.

  299. Four rescued after car swept off causeway

    Four rescued after car swept off causeway

    RACQ CareFlight has helped in the rescue of four people that were trapped in flood waters for two hours near Mt Tyson Sunday morning.

  300. Two motocross riders injured, Killarney

    Two motocross riders injured, Killarney

    RACQ Careflight was tasked to Killarney Showgrounds late Saturday afternoon where a motocross rider had injured himself whilst competing in an event.

  301. Critically injured man airlifted after Bruce Hwy crash

    Critically injured man airlifted after Bruce Hwy crash

    A critically injured man has been airlifted by the RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter following a two car crash on the Bruce Highway this afternoon.

  302. Man trapped, Bruce Highway blocked after single vehicle crash

    Man trapped, Bruce Highway blocked after single vehicle crash

    A man remains trapped in the wreckage of his vehicle (830am) and the Bruce Highway blocked one hour after a single vehicle crash on the Bruce Highway this morning.

  303. Man burnt in beach campfire accident

    Man burnt in beach campfire accident

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has airlifted a  29 year old man overnight who was burnt in a beach campfire accident.

  304. Woman injured in crash airlifted by CareFlight

    Woman injured in crash airlifted by CareFlight

    A woman in her 20s injured in a single motor vehicle accident south-west of Maryborough has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue.

  305. RACQ CareFlight saddles up for Charity Race Day

    RACQ CareFlight saddles up for Charity Race Day

    The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter is set to receive a boost in horsepower as the iconic helicopter rescue service saddles up for its Charity Race Day next month.

  306. Woman kicked in face by horse

    Woman kicked in face by horse

    A woman has serious facial injuries after being kicked by a horse.

  307. RACQ CareFlight Rescue airlifts injured motorcyclist

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue airlifts injured motorcyclist

    A motorcyclist has been airlifted by the RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter service with multiple injuries after crashing into thick undergrowth at Mt Glorious this morning.

  308. RACQ CareFlight airlifts two babies overnight

    RACQ CareFlight airlifts two babies overnight

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue teams crisscrossed south west Queensland skies overnight airlifting two babies and an elderly man.

  309. Child airlifted after suspected bite

    Child airlifted after suspected bite

    A teenage boy has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue after a suspected envenomation.

  310. Motocross rider airlifted by RACQ CareFlight

    Motocross rider airlifted by RACQ CareFlight

    The RACQ CareFlight Rescue team has treated its third patient involved in a motorcycle crash in just two days.

  311. Tourist airlifted after car crash

    Tourist airlifted after car crash

    A Taiwanese tourist has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue after a two car crash near Stanthorpe this morning.

  312. Second motorcycle rider airlifted by CareFlight

    Second motorcycle rider airlifted by CareFlight

    A Moreton Bay Region local has been critically injured in a single motorcycle accident this afternoon requiring the urgent airlift by an RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter.

  313. Motorbike rider in beach crash airlifted to hospital

    Motorbike rider in beach crash airlifted to hospital

    A man has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue after being injured in a motorbike accident on a Sunshine Coast beach this afternoon.

  314. CareFlight airlifts woman injured in parachuting accident

    CareFlight airlifts woman injured in parachuting accident

    A 24-year-old woman from Brisbane has been airlifted by the Sunshine Coast RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter after suffering a suspected spinal injury in a parachuting accident.

  315. CareFlight airlifts critical patient injured in crash

    CareFlight airlifts critical patient injured in crash

    A Sunshine Coast man in his 20s has been severely injured in a single motor vehicle accident requiring the urgent airlift by an RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter.

  316. Young man winched to safety after cliffside fall

    Young man winched to safety after cliffside fall

    The RACQ CareFlight Rescue Sunshine Coast crew winched a man in his teens from Red Canyon last night (Saturday) suffering temporary unconsciousness after falling several metres down the cliff.

  317. Woman airlifted after single vehicle crash at Fraser Island

    Woman airlifted after single vehicle crash at Fraser Island

    A female passenger injured in a single motor vehicle accident on Fraser Island this afternoon has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue.

  318. Brisbane man airlifted from Moreton Island

    Brisbane man airlifted from Moreton Island

    A 22-year-old man from Brisbane has been airlifted by the Sunshine Coast RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter from Bulwer on Moreton Island after suffering a suspected fractured leg.

  319. Bushwalker airlifted from remote national park

    Bushwalker airlifted from remote national park

    A man in 50s has been airlifted by the Sunshine Coast RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter from rugged terrain in the Woolooga National Park, north west of Gympie, after suffering severe back pain.

  320. CareFlight airlifts man crushed by water tank

    CareFlight airlifts man crushed by water tank

    A man has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue suffering suspected spinal injuries after a water tank fell and crushed him on a rural property in South Nanango.

  321. Personal locator beacon fast tracks rescues

    Personal locator beacon fast tracks rescues

    The RACQ and Queensland’s iconic helicopter rescue service, RACQ CareFlight, are urging motorists, tourists and workers travelling in remote areas of Queensland to carry a Personal Locator Beacon (PLB), as it could save their lives.

  322. Dalby man airlifted after dirt bike crash

    Dalby man airlifted after dirt bike crash

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has flown to the aid of an injured dirt bike rider following a crash at a private property north of the Bunya Mountains.

  323. Rider airlifted from Motocross Mountain

    Rider airlifted from Motocross Mountain

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has airlifted an injured dirt bike rider following a crash at Motocross Mountain near Cooyar.

  324. Man suffering chest pain airlifted from Fraser Island

    Man suffering chest pain airlifted from Fraser Island

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has flown to Fraser Island to treat and airlift a 21-year-old man suffering chest pain.

  325. CareFlight airlifts second Aussie Bush Rally crash victim

    CareFlight airlifts second Aussie Bush Rally crash victim

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has airlifted a second person injured in the Aussie Bush Rally 2014 in the South Burnett region.

  326. Driver airlifted after Aussie Bush Rally crash

    Driver airlifted after Aussie Bush Rally crash

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has flown to the aid of a driver injured in the 2014 Aussie Bush Rally in the South Burnett region.

  327. Motorcyclist airlifted after crash with wallaby

    Motorcyclist airlifted after crash with wallaby

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has flown to the aid of a 45 year old man who was knocked from his motorcycle after hitting a wallaby this afternoon.

  328. Man airlifted after falling from scaffolding

    Man airlifted after falling from scaffolding

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has flown to the aid of a man who fell off scaffolding equipment this afternoon.

  329. CareFlight chopper searches for missing man, Wamuran

    CareFlight chopper searches for missing man, Wamuran

    The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter is currently searching for a man missing in the Wamuran area.

  330. Man serious after early morning Eumundi-Kenilworth Road crash

    Man serious after early morning Eumundi-Kenilworth Road crash

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has airlifted a man in a serious condition who was injured in a crash near Belli Park in the early hours of this morning.

  331. Teenage rider airlifted after crash, Beaudesert

    Teenage rider airlifted after crash, Beaudesert

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has airlifted a teenage boy injured in an off-road motorbike incident near Beaudesert.

  332. Man airlifted with gunshot wound

    Man airlifted with gunshot wound

    The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter has airlifted a man with a gunshot wound to his abdomen following an incident at a property in the Lockyer Valley region.

  333. Man injured in Wide Bay Highway crash

    Man injured in Wide Bay Highway crash

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has flown to the aid of a man who was injured in a single vehicle crash on the Wide Bay Highway, approximately four kilometres east of Goomeri.

  334. Man airlifted from Moreton Island

    Man airlifted from Moreton Island

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue flew to Moreton Island this morning to airlift a man in his eighties suffering a cardiac condition.

  335. Rider airlifted by CareFlight from Fraser Island

    Rider airlifted by CareFlight from Fraser Island

    The Bundaberg based RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter has flown to the aid of a 25-year-old Gold Coast man who crashed his motorbike on Fraser Island late this afternoon.

  336. Second motocross rider airlifted by CareFlight

    Second motocross rider airlifted by CareFlight

    The Sunshine Coast based RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter landed at Cooyar Oval today to treat a motocross rider with a serious leg injury.

  337. Injured motorcross rider airlifted by CareFlight Rescue

    Injured motorcross rider airlifted by CareFlight Rescue

    A 20-year-old man from Toowoomba has been seriously injured at QLD Moto Park at Coulson requiring the urgent airlift by an RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter.

  338. CareFlight flies marathon mission to retrieve injured stockman

    CareFlight flies marathon mission to retrieve injured stockman

    A stockman has been airlifted from a property at Mantuan Downs south west of Emerald in a marathon mission for CareFlight.

  339. Teenager airlifted after fatal Surat crash

    Teenager airlifted after fatal Surat crash

    A teenage boy has been airlifted by the Surat Basin Gas Industry Aeromedical Service after a crash that claimed the life of another man.

  340. Man airlifted after enduro race

    Man airlifted after enduro race

    RACQ CareFlight flew to Kilkivan around 11:30 am Sunday morning where an motocross enduro race was being held.

  341. Man airlifted after trail bike accident Cooyar

    Man airlifted after trail bike accident Cooyar

    The crew from RACQ CareFlight Toowoomba’s Clive Berghoffer CareFlight Centre was tasked to Cooyar this afternoon around 3:30pm for a report of a trial bike accident.

  342. Man airlifted after MVA Wallu

    Man airlifted after MVA Wallu

    RACQ CareFlight's Sunshine Coast rescue helicopter flew to a serious motor vehicle accident around 8:45am Saturday morning on Cooloola Coast Road at Wallu.

  343. Man airlifted after motorcycle crash, Conondale

    Man airlifted after motorcycle crash, Conondale

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has flown to the aid of a man in his 60s who was injured in a motorcycle crash at Conondale this morning.

  344. Man airlifted after two vehicle crash

    Man airlifted after two vehicle crash

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has airlifted a 64 year old man after two four wheel drives collided south of Kingaroy early this morning.

  345. RACQ CareFlight Rescue attends third horsefall in three days

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue attends third horsefall in three days

    A woman in her 30s has been airlifted to hospital suffering suspected spinal injuries after falling from her horse on a property near Boonah today.

  346. Teen injured during motocross race

    Teen injured during motocross race

    The Gold Coast-based RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter landed at Queensland Moto Park in Coulston this afternoon to airlift a teenager injured during a race.

  347. Child injured in single vehicle crash near Gayndah

    Child injured in single vehicle crash near Gayndah

    A three-year-old child has been injured in a single vehicle motor vehicle crash 20 kilometres south east of Gayndah, requiring an urgent airlift by the RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter.

  348. Young girl airlifted after fall from horse

    Young girl airlifted after fall from horse

    The Bundaberg-based RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked to Mundubbera Hospital this afternoon to airlift a seven year old girl who fell from a horse.

  349. CareFlight airlifts woman after horse fall

    CareFlight airlifts woman after horse fall

    The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked to a property at Tamborine Mountain today to airlift a woman in her 50s seriously injured in a horse fall.

  350. Woman airlifted after Brown Snake bite

    Woman airlifted after Brown Snake bite

    The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter flew to Kingaroy on Friday evening to airlift a woman in her 50s who was bitten by a suspected Brown Snake on her property.

  351. Gympie woman injured in two-car smash

    Gympie woman injured in two-car smash

    The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter transported a patient overnight who was involved in a two car traffic accident at Gympie yesterday.

  352. Reversing in driveways a safety risk at home

    Reversing in driveways a safety risk at home

    The RACQ and Queensland’s largest community helicopter rescue service, RACQ CareFlight, have issued a safety warning to motorists about the dangers of manoeuvring cars in driveways.

  353. Octogenarian injured in quad bike rollover

    Octogenarian injured in quad bike rollover

    The Sunshine Coast-based RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter flew to Gympie overnight to airlift a man in his 80s who sustained injuries in a quad bike rollover earlier in the day.

  354. Nambour toddler ran over in driveway

    Nambour toddler ran over in driveway

    Late last night, the RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter flew to Nambour Hospital to transport a 14 month old toddler who had been hit by a vehicle reversing from a driveway.

  355. Man airlifted after two-truck smash at Pittsworth

    Man airlifted after two-truck smash at Pittsworth

    The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked to a stretch of road near Pittsworth this afternoon to airlift a truck driver involved in a two vehicle collision.

  356. Mount Perry woman airlifted

    Mount Perry woman airlifted

    The Bundaberg-based RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter landed at a property at Mount Perry, west of Bundaberg, this afternoon to airlift a woman in her 20s suffering a post-surgical infection.

  357. Man airlifted after prawn trawler injury

    Man airlifted after prawn trawler injury

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has flown to the aid of a man who was injured on a Mooloolaba prawn trawler in the early hours of this morning.

  358. Man winched to safety after falling 10 metres

    Man winched to safety after falling 10 metres

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has winched a man to safety after he fell approximately 10 metres down a slope near Bellthorpe.

  359. Man injured by bull, Crows Nest

    Man injured by bull, Crows Nest

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has flown to the aid of a man who was injured by a bull near Crows Nest.

  360. Missing jetski rider located

    Missing jetski rider located

    A jetski rider reported missing near Jumpinpin has now been located after RACQ CareFlight Rescue was tasked to their search earlier this morning.

  361. Kingaroy woman airlifted after quad bike incident

    Kingaroy woman airlifted after quad bike incident

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has airlifted a woman who was injured in a quad bike incident in the South Burnett region.

  362. Toowoomba man airlifted after vehicle rollover

    Toowoomba man airlifted after vehicle rollover

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has airlifted a Toowoomba man who was injured in a vehicle rollover in the early hours of this (Sunday) morning.

  363. Man airlifted suffering burns to face

    Man airlifted suffering burns to face

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has flown to the aid of a man who was injured after flames from a controlled fire erupted in his face.

  364. New CareFlight Doctors put through aerial exercises

    New CareFlight Doctors put through aerial exercises

    Nineteen newly recruited doctors got a taste of life on the front line today when they underwent helicopter winch training at CareFlight’s Gold Coast base.

  365. Car falls off jacks, lands on man

    Car falls off jacks, lands on man

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has airlifted a man who was injured after the car he was working on fell off its jacks and landed on him.

  366. CareFlight airlifts Cooroy teen after horse fall

    CareFlight airlifts Cooroy teen after horse fall

    The Sunshine Coast-based RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter flew to a property at Cooroy, west of Noosa, this afternoon to airlift a 17 year old girl who was bucked from a horse.

  367. Yamba man airlifted after single vehicle smash

    Yamba man airlifted after single vehicle smash

    The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter landed at the scene of a single vehicle car accident at Yamba this morning to treat and airlift a male in his 40s.

  368. Man injured in single vehicle rollover, Kilkivan

    Man injured in single vehicle rollover, Kilkivan

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has airlifted a man injured in a single vehicle rollover in the South Burnett region.

  369. Boy airlifted after bunk bed fall

    Boy airlifted after bunk bed fall

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has airlifted a boy with a suspected head injury after falling from a bunk bed this morning.

  370. Coast lifeguards perform open water winching in CareFlight helicopter

    Coast lifeguards perform open water winching in CareFlight helicopter

    Four Gold Coast City Council lifeguards were winched from a hovering CareFlight helicopter onto a Water Police boat in a mock rescue simulation today.

  371. Spider bite victim airlifted by CareFlight

    Spider bite victim airlifted by CareFlight

    The RACQ CareFlight helicopter has airlifted a suspected spider bite victim in his 40’s from Chinchilla Hospital.

  372. CareFlight airlifts patients from motor vehicle crash

    CareFlight airlifts patients from motor vehicle crash

    The Toowoomba based RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter has airlifted a 23-year-old female from a fatal multi-vehicle crash south of Stanthorpe on the New England Highway.

  373. Sydney teen airlifted from Fraser Island

    Sydney teen airlifted from Fraser Island

    The Bundaberg-based RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter landed at Happy Valley on Fraser Island this morning to airlift a teenage girl suffering an asthma attack.

  374. Drinking and driving not a good mix on Australia Day

    Drinking and driving not a good mix on Australia Day

    As Queenslanders prepare for Australia Day celebrations, RACQ and the state’s largest community helicopter rescue service, RACQ CareFlight, are urging motorists to plan their travel arrangements to avoid drink driving.

  375. Rescued Bundaberg family remembers

    Rescued Bundaberg family remembers

    One year ago the Smith family was stranded on the front step of its Bundaberg North Queenslander surrounded by rising floodwaters and uncertain of survival.

  376. Single vehicle rollover, Bruce Highway

    Single vehicle rollover, Bruce Highway

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has landed on the Bruce Highway near Beerwah where a ute with a trailer carrying a car crashed and rolled this afternoon.

  377. CareFlight welcomes new flight paramedics

    CareFlight welcomes new flight paramedics

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has welcomed the Queensland Government’s decision to provide two additional paramedics for the Bundaberg region, increasing CareFlight’s resources to respond to the community in its greatest times of need.

  378. Second Fraser Island marine sting in 24 hours

    Second Fraser Island marine sting in 24 hours

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has flown to the aid of a second person stung by a marine stinger in Fraser Island waters.

  379. Boy injured while sand tobogganing at Rainbow Beach

    Boy injured while sand tobogganing at Rainbow Beach

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has flown to the aid of a child who was injured while sand tobogganing at Rainbow beach.

  380. Man airlifted after trail bike crash

    Man airlifted after trail bike crash

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has flown to the aid of a man in his twenties injured in a crash at a Boondoomba trail bike track.

  381. Man stung by suspected irukandji at Fraser Island

    Man stung by suspected irukandji at Fraser Island

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has airlifted a man who was stung three times by suspected irukandji jellyfish at Fraser Island.

  382. CareFlight helps search for man overboard

    CareFlight helps search for man overboard

    The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter helped search for a 65 year old man who fell off the back of a catamaran 1NM north of the Gold Coast Sea Wall this afternoon.

  383. Snake bite cases on the rise says CareFlight

    Snake bite cases on the rise says CareFlight

    Queenslanders are being warned to watch their step this summer following a spate of snake bites in the state’s south west.

  384. School holiday fun for a good cause

    School holiday fun for a good cause

    Hundreds of hungry kids are expected to flock to Toowoomba Plaza Shopping Centre these school holidays to decorate Donut King donuts and create SandWizard works of art to raise funds for RACQ CareFlight Rescue.

  385. Prepare for Irukandji warns RACQ CareFlight

    Prepare for Irukandji warns RACQ CareFlight

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue is warning beach goers to be prepared this summer ahead of the usual influx of marine stingers.

  386. Stradbroke medevac for Russian tourist

    Stradbroke medevac for Russian tourist

    A Russian tourist has been airlifted from South Stradbroke Island this afternoon by the Gold Coast crew of RACQ CareFlight Rescue.

  387. Sand rider airlifted by RACQ CareFlight

    Sand rider airlifted by RACQ CareFlight

    A man riding his bike along Teewah Beach has been airlifted by the Sunshine Coast’s RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter.

  388. RACQ CareFlight warns hot weather can be fatal

    RACQ CareFlight warns hot weather can be fatal

    With temperatures soring tomorrow and parts of South East Queensland set to swelter through their first 40 degree this summer, RACQ CareFlight Rescue is urging people to take care in the heat.