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  1. Man requires rescue on Russell Island

    Man requires rescue on Russell Island

    The Sunshine Coast-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has flown to Russell Island in Moreton Bay at 7:08AM this morning.

  2. Horse Camp local injured in Horse Fall

    Horse Camp local injured in Horse Fall

    The Bundaberg-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has flown to a rural property near Horse Camp south west of Gin Gin.

  3. Ex-military pilot makes maiden rescue flight

    Ex-military pilot makes maiden rescue flight

    Former Army pilot Rowan Scholes made his maiden helicopter flight for the RACQ Lifeflight Rescue service today as he airlifted a boy from Fraser Island to Hervey Bay Hospital.

  4. Search for missing fishing boat

    Search for missing fishing boat

    The Bundaberg based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter is searching an area from Bustard Head to Fraser Island to locate a missing fishing boat.

  5. Truck driver airlifted after accident

    Truck driver airlifted after accident

    The Roma-based Surat Gas Aero-Medical Service (SGAS) helicopter today flew a truck driver to Roma Hospital after an accident south of St George.

  6. Truck driver hospitalised after quarry rollover

    Truck driver hospitalised after quarry rollover

    A 44-year-old man was injured when the truck he was driving rolled in a quarry near Maryborough.

  7. Man airlifted after quad bike accident

    Man airlifted after quad bike accident

    The Sunshine Coast based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has airlifted a man in his 70s west of Murgon.

  8. Two airlifted near Mount Isa while search continues for missing boy

    Two airlifted near Mount Isa while search continues for missing boy

    The Mount Isa based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked to the scene of a jet ski accident at Lake Moondarra about 10km North West of Mount Isa at 11 this morning.

  9. STATEMENT by LifeFlight on proposed new helipad at Mount Isa Hospital.

    STATEMENT by LifeFlight on proposed new helipad at Mount Isa Hospital.

    LifeFlight welcomes the announcement by Queensland Health Minister Cameron Dick on the construction of a new helipad on the grounds of Mount Isa Hospital.

  10. Man airlifted to hospital after shooting

    Man airlifted to hospital after shooting

    A man in his early 20s was flown to hospital last night after being shot in the chest at Chinchilla.

  11. Man airlifted to hospital after falling through roof

    Man airlifted to hospital after falling through roof

    A man who fell almost four metres through the roof of a pergola on a property south of Bundaberg this afternoon has been airlifted to hospital.

  12. Driver, 91, hospitalised after collision with truck

    Driver, 91, hospitalised after collision with truck

    A 91-year-old man from the Sunshine Coast was flown to hospital last night after his car and a truck collided at Cunninghams Gap.

  13. Boy airlifted to hospital after pool accident

    Boy airlifted to hospital after pool accident

    The Bundaberg-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter last night flew a seven-year-old boy from Fraser Island to Hervey Bay Hospital after he hit his head in a swimming pool.

  14. Search for missing hang glider pilot ends in tragedy

    Search for missing hang glider pilot ends in tragedy

    A search for a missing hang glider pilot on the Sunshine Coast has ended in tragedy with the discovery of his body this morning.

  15. German woman run over on Fraser Island beach

    German woman run over on Fraser Island beach

    The Bundaberg-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter crew had a busy day today, flying an injured German woman from Fraser Island to Hervey Bay Hospital this afternoon soon after returning from a search for a missing trawler skipper.

     

  16. RACQ LifeFlight helicopter continues trawler skipper search

    RACQ LifeFlight helicopter continues trawler skipper search

    The Bundaberg-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter today continued to search for a missing trawler skipper for a second day.

  17. Female farm hand injured in bike accident while mustering cattle

    Female farm hand injured in bike accident while mustering cattle

    The Mount Isa- based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter crew has airlifted a 19-year old female farm hand who had a motorbike accident while mustering cattle, then rode two kilometres to get assistance after being knocked unconscious.

  18. Thousands raised in BBQ and The Beast fundraiser

    Thousands raised in BBQ and The Beast fundraiser

    In one of the Darling Downs’ largest private fundraisers for RACQ LifeFlight Rescue, on Saturday evening almost 400 residents enjoyed a BBQ with a difference at the Brymaroo Rodeo Grounds hosted by dairy farmer Jenny Ballon.

  19. Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital after hitting cow

    Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital after hitting cow

    A 61-year-old man was flown to Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital in a stable condition with suspected chest and back injuries after his motorcycle collided with a cow at Teebah, west of Maryborough, this morning.

  20. Teenage boy flown to Brisbane in critical condition

    Teenage boy flown to Brisbane in critical condition

    The Sunshine-Coast based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter last night transported a teenage boy to  Brisbane in a critical condition with a suspected head injury.

     

  21. Motorcyclist flown to Brisbane in critical condition

    Motorcyclist flown to Brisbane in critical condition

    A motorcyclist was flown to Royal Brisbane Hospital in a critical condition this afternoon after an accident at Kin Kin on the Sunshine Coast.

  22. LifeFlight Doctor reunites with car crash Mum in hospital

    LifeFlight Doctor reunites with car crash Mum in hospital

    LifeFlight Critical Care Doctor Matthew Mulkeen has had a special reunion with RACQ LifeFlight Rescue patient Amber Lowe, who is still recovering in Nambour General Hospital after her car rolled over near Kilcoy, on Tuesday morning.

  23. RACQ Lifeflight Rescue helicopters fly to shooting

    RACQ Lifeflight Rescue helicopters fly to shooting

    Two RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopters flew to the scene of a shooting at Hervey Bay this morning.

  24. Dutch woman injured in Fraser Island vehicle rollover

    Dutch woman injured in Fraser Island vehicle rollover

    A holiday adventure in Australia has turned sour for a Dutch woman who was airlifted to hospital after the vehicle she was driving rolled on a beach at Fraser Island today.

  25. Young girl pulls siblings from car after accident

    Young girl pulls siblings from car after accident

    A seven-year-old girl pulled her two younger siblings from a car accident on the Sunshine Coast in which their mother was injured today.

  26. Injured motorbike rider airlifted to Toowoomba

    Injured motorbike rider airlifted to Toowoomba

    LifeFlight's Surat Gas Aero-medical Service (SGAS) helicopter flew to a road accident near Waikola south east of Roma at 4:42PM yesterday afternoon. 

  27. Man flown to hospital after quad bike accident

    Man flown to hospital after quad bike accident

    A 32 year old man was flown to the Princess Alexandra (PA) Hospital by the Brisbane-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter after he was injured in a quad bike accident this morning.

  28. Man seriously injured in motorbike accident

    Man seriously injured in motorbike accident

    The Sunshine Coast based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has airlifted a man in his 50s this morning after a motorbike accident on the Maleny Stanley River Road, a windy stretch of road west of Maleny.

  29. Woodgate man flown to Bundaberg Hospital

    Woodgate man flown to Bundaberg Hospital

    The Bundaberg based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter flew to Woodgate north of Hervey Bay at 11:38am this morning. 

  30. Second motorbike rider airlifted by RACQ LifeFlight Rescue

    Second motorbike rider airlifted by RACQ LifeFlight Rescue

    A teenage boy is the second patient to be airlifted by the RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter service this weekend after sustaining injuries in a motorbike crash yesterday.

  31. Woman airlifted after motorcycle crash on D’Aguilar Highway

    Woman airlifted after motorcycle crash on D’Aguilar Highway

    A woman in her 40s has been airlifted by RACQ LifeFlight Rescue following a single motorcycle accident between Moore and Blackbutt on the D’Aguilar Highway.

  32. Dramatic Kingaroy cliffside rescue after falling from horse

    Dramatic Kingaroy cliffside rescue after falling from horse

    A 65 year old woman has been rescued from the side of Mt Wooroolin near Kingaroy after falling from a horse and tumbling 20 meters down the side of a cliff this afternoon.

  33. Injured Taroom man airlifted by RACQ LifeFlight Rescue

    Injured Taroom man airlifted by RACQ LifeFlight Rescue

    The Toowoomba based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has conducted its second critical mission today after flying an injured man from Condamine on the Western Downs.

  34. Bull kicks man's head near Condamine

    Bull kicks man's head near Condamine

    The Toowoomba based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter flew to the town of Condamine on the western downs at 9:23AM.

  35. Injured woman airlifted by RACQ LifeFlight Rescue following horse fall

    Injured woman airlifted by RACQ LifeFlight Rescue following horse fall

    A woman in her 40s has been airlifted from a property near Mount Perry following a fall from a horse.

  36. Young boy airlifted after being run over by family car

    Young boy airlifted after being run over by family car

    A 5-year-old boy has been airlifted from a Sunshine Coast Hinterland property, and taken to specialist care, after he was run over by the family car earlier today.

  37. Elderly Woman airlifted after vehicle rollover

    Elderly Woman airlifted after vehicle rollover

    The Sunshine Coast based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked to a single vehicle rollover MVA 35km's West of Maryborough on the Maryborough-Biggenden Rd just after 11am.

  38. Man airlifted after paragliding accident

    Man airlifted after paragliding accident

    The Toowoomba based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter flew 10km's East of Boonah Saturday afternoon after a paraglider hit the ground heavily after encountering turbulence and lost height rapidly.

  39. RACQ LifeFlight Rescues critically injured rider

    RACQ LifeFlight Rescues critically injured rider

    The Sunshine Coast based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has flown to a property south of Kenilworth at 12:44pm this afternoon.  

  40. Former patients generous boost for Wide Bay-Burnett RACQ LifeFlight Rescue chopper appeal

    Former patients generous boost for Wide Bay-Burnett RACQ LifeFlight...

    The Wide Bay Burnett RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter appeal has received a massive boost thanks to the amazing generosity and passionate support from two former patients.

  41. RACQ LifeFlight Rescue responds to near drowning at Noosa

    RACQ LifeFlight Rescue responds to near drowning at Noosa

    A toddler has been airlifted by RACQ LifeFlight Rescue following a near drowning in a backyard pool at Noosa North Shore today.

  42. RACQ LifeFlight Rescue provides urgent airlift for injured motorbike rider

    RACQ LifeFlight Rescue provides urgent airlift for injured motorbike...

    A 47-year-old man was airlifted from Blackbutt following a motorcycle accident on the D'Aguilar Highway. 

  43. Teen dirt bike rider airlifted from Sunshine Coast

    Teen dirt bike rider airlifted from Sunshine Coast

    A 15-year-old boy injured in a dirt bike accident has been airlifted by the RACQ LifeFlight Rescue service. 

  44. RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helps man suffering serious crush injuries

    RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helps man suffering serious crush injuries

    A man suffering serious crush injuries was airlifted from the Sunshine Coast hinterland after he became trapped under a bobcat. 

  45. Woman airlifted following ladder fall 

    Woman airlifted following ladder fall 

    A 55-year-old woman has been airlifted by the RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter following a fall of around 1.5 metres from a ladder.

  46. Man airlifted after snake bite

    Man airlifted after snake bite

    A man in his 30s who was bitten by an unidentified brown snake in the North Burnett region has been airlifted by the RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter service.

  47. Bundy RACQ LifeFlight Rescue Chopper on-air appeal - Call in to 4BU / HITZ93.9 to pledge your support

    Bundy RACQ LifeFlight Rescue Chopper on-air appeal - Call in to 4BU /...

    The Bundaberg RACQ LifeFlight Rescue Chopper Appeal ten week appeal has reached the half-way mark and local businesses and individuals are being encouraged to pledge their support on Monday on Classic Hits 4BU and HITZ93.9.

  48. Iconic aeromedical organisations collaborate for better services to north west Queensland

    Iconic aeromedical organisations collaborate for better services to...

    Residents and visitors in north west Queensland will receive even better lifesaving aeromedical services through a closer collaboration between two iconic services – the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) and RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter service.

  49. RACQ LifeFlight Rescue airlifts German tourist following bus accident

    RACQ LifeFlight Rescue airlifts German tourist following bus accident

    A German tourist was airlifted from Fraser Island by the RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter following a bus accident today.

  50. Infant receives medical evacuation from Fraser

    Infant receives medical evacuation from Fraser

    The RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter airlifted a nine-month-old boy from Fraser Island this morning.

  51. Man airlifted after MVA Warrego Highway

    Man airlifted after MVA Warrego Highway

    The Toowoomba based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked to a motor vehicle accident 15 km east of Dalby on the Warrego Highway Sunday morning just after 8am.

  52. Woman airlifted after motorcyle accident South Calon

    Woman airlifted after motorcyle accident South Calon

    The Bundaberg based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked to South Calon, 35km west of Bundaberg Sunday morning at 11am for a motorcyle accident.

  53. Toddler airlifted after 6 metre fall Sunshine Coast

    Toddler airlifted after 6 metre fall Sunshine Coast

    The Sunshine Coast RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has airlifted an 18 month girl to the Lady Cilento Children's Hospital after falling 6 metres out of a window.

  54. Man airlifted after falling from a tree

    Man airlifted after falling from a tree

    A man suffering injuries following a fall was airlifted from the Sundown National Park, South West of Stanthorpe. 

  55. Man airlifted after serious burns to his body

    Man airlifted after serious burns to his body

    The Brisbane based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked to Hervey Bay Hospital Saturday morning to airlift a patient who had suffered serious burns after an accident at home involving methylated spirits.

  56. New Thales helicopter simulator receives highest-level certification

    New Thales helicopter simulator receives highest-level certification

    Thales's new AW139 helicopter full flight simulator at Brisbane airport has just received Level D certification from the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) - the first helicopter simulator to achieve this recognition in Australia. 

  57. RACQ LifeFlight airlifts man dragged from water at Noosa

    RACQ LifeFlight airlifts man dragged from water at Noosa

    A 26-year-old man has been airlifted by RACQ LifeFlight Rescue following a near drowning on the Sunshine Coast this afternoon.

  58. Roma farmer trampled by horse

    Roma farmer trampled by horse

    LifeFlight's Roma-based Surat Gas Aero-Medical Service has flown to a remote rural property north east of Roma at 10:55 AM.

  59. Aviation Australia education campus opens at Brisbane Airport

    Aviation Australia education campus opens at Brisbane Airport

    Construction on the new Aviation Australia education campus at Brisbane Airport is now complete, with the Honourable Yvette D’Ath MP, Attorney-General and Minister for Justice and Minister for Training and Skills officially opening the facility today. 

  60. Young teen winched off Mount Coolum

    Young teen winched off Mount Coolum

    The Sunshine Coast based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter flew to Mount Coolum to retrieve an injured hiker yesterday.

  61. Boy airlifted from Fraser family holiday

    Boy airlifted from Fraser family holiday

    A 16-year-old boy suffering a medical condition was airlifted by RACQ LifeFlight Rescue from Fraser Island this morning. 

  62. Injured motocross rider airlifted to hospital

    Injured motocross rider airlifted to hospital

    A man in his late 30s has been airlifted by RACQ LifeFlight Rescue following a motocross accident at Chinchilla yesterday afternoon.

  63. Toddler airlifted after suspected snake bite

    Toddler airlifted after suspected snake bite

    A young boy has been urgently airlifted to hospital by RACQ LifeFlight Rescue following a suspected snake bite on his lower leg at Seventeen Seventy.

  64. South Burnett man airlifted after dirt bike crash

    South Burnett man airlifted after dirt bike crash

    A man aged in his 40s has been airlifted by RACQ LifeFlight Rescue after falling off a dirt bike at Cherbourg.

  65. Boy burnt at coastal campsite

    Boy burnt at coastal campsite

    The Sunshine Coast based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has flown to Kin Kin, North West of Noosa Heads to retrieve an injured camper.

  66. Teenager airlifted after suffering facial and upper body burns

    Teenager airlifted after suffering facial and upper body burns

    A teenage boy has been airlifted by RACQ LifeFlight Rescue with suspected second-degree burns after a car radiator cap flew off and exploded hot water onto his chest, upper arms and face.

  67. Man airlifted from Bruce Highway

    Man airlifted from Bruce Highway

    A 21 year old man has been airlifted by the Sunshine Coast RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter at around 6.30 this morning after rolling his car and trailer on the Bruce Highway at Forest Glen.

  68. RACQ LifeFlight helicopter medical upgrade to save more lives

    RACQ LifeFlight helicopter medical upgrade to save more lives

    More patient lives will be saved following the completion of the Emergency Medical Service (EMS) fitout of the newest RACQ LifeFlight Rescue AW139 helicopter today.

  69. Teen airlifted after falling off horse

    Teen airlifted after falling off horse

    The Toowoomba based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has flown to a rural property near Jandowae at 9:55AM.

  70. Airlift from Orchid beach

    Airlift from Orchid beach

    The Sunshine Coast based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter flew to Orchid Beach on Fraser Island at 9:06PM last night.

  71. Lost hikers located by rescue helicopter

    Lost hikers located by rescue helicopter

    The Sunshine Coast based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked at 9:22PM last night to conduct a search and rescue operation near Mount Nebo.

  72. Man critically injured following head-on collision

    Man critically injured following head-on collision

    A 33-year-old man has been critically injured in a head-on accident between a sedan and a semi-trailer at Cunninghams Gap, shortly after 1pm this afternoon.

  73. Toddler kicked by a horse

    Toddler kicked by a horse

    A two year old boy has been airlifted by the Sunshine Coast RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter from a property near Gympie this afternoon after being kicked by a horse.

  74. Man run over by farming machinery

    Man run over by farming machinery

    A man in his 60s has been airlifted by RACQ LifeFlight Rescue following a farming accident on a property south west of Oakey.

  75. Toddler airlifted after near drowning in Sunshine Coast pool

    Toddler airlifted after near drowning in Sunshine Coast pool

    A two-year-old boy has been airlifted to Brisbane by RACQ LifeFlight Rescue this morning following a near drowning in a pool at a Sunshine Coast property.

  76. Snorkeler airlifted from Lady Elliott Island

    Snorkeler airlifted from Lady Elliott Island

    A woman has been airlifted from Lady Elliott Island after she suffered breathing difficulties while snorkelling today.

  77. Toddler airlifted after tractor accident

    Toddler airlifted after tractor accident

    A critically injured three-year-old boy was airlifted from a property in Glenmorgan following a tractor accident this morning.

  78. Man airlifted after MVA Glastonbury

    Man airlifted after MVA Glastonbury

    The Sunshine Coast RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked to Glastonbury, West of Gympie just before 10am Sunday to the scene of a single vehicle rollover.

  79. Second motocross rider airlifted from Gap Creek

    Second motocross rider airlifted from Gap Creek

    The Toowoomba RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked to Gap Creek Farm motocross park for the second time Sunday afternoon, where an 18-year-old man had flipped his bike over a jump and landed on his head.

  80. Teenager airlifted from motocross park

    Teenager airlifted from motocross park

    The Toowoomba RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked to Gap Creek Farm motocross park at midday Sunday afternoon, where a 17-year-old male had fallen from his bike after riding over a jump. 

  81. Magical Vegas Gala Ball 2016 Launch

    Magical Vegas Gala Ball 2016 Launch

    It’s time to fluff your feathers and stack your gambling chips because one the most anticipated events on the Sunshine Coast social calendar has almost arrived.

  82. Wide Bay-Burnett RACQ LifeFlight Rescue Chopper Appeal Launch

    Wide Bay-Burnett RACQ LifeFlight Rescue Chopper Appeal Launch

    The Bundaberg-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter and its crews have performed thousands of lifesaving missions for patients in the Wide Bay-Burnett region since it began flying there in 1998.

  83. Russell Island man airlifted to hospital

    Russell Island man airlifted to hospital

    A 73-year-old Russell Island man has been airlifted from the small Moreton Bay community this afternoon, after succumbing to a pre-existing medical condition.

  84. Man winched to safety after cliff fall at Noosa

    Man winched to safety after cliff fall at Noosa

    A 22-year-old man was winched to safety by RACQ LifeFlight Rescue after he fell several metres down an embankment at Sunshine Beach on Saturday.

  85. Farmer airlifted with crush injuries

    Farmer airlifted with crush injuries

    A 75-year-old man suffering crush injuries was airlifted by LifeFlight from a property around 80 kilometres south of Taroom today.

  86. Motocross rider winched from Imbil Forest Reserve

    Motocross rider winched from Imbil Forest Reserve

    The Sunshine Coast RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked to Imbil Forest Reserve Saturday at midday.

  87. LifeFlight airlifts Chinese tourist from Fraser

    LifeFlight airlifts Chinese tourist from Fraser

    A Chinese tourist was airlifted from Fraser Island after she suffered a serious ankle injury this afternoon.

  88. Fisherman's holiday sadly cut short

    Fisherman's holiday sadly cut short

    The Bundaberg based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter flew to Happy Valley on Fraser Island at 10:35am. 

  89. Dramatic rescue off Cape Moreton

    Dramatic rescue off Cape Moreton

    The Brisbane-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter  flew to the cape of Moreton Island to rescue a critically injured patient at  11:05am.

  90. Ekka winner to take chopper test flight

    Ekka winner to take chopper test flight

    Visitors to this year’s Ekka, held in Brisbane from 5 August until 14 August, were delighted by the rare opportunity to enjoy a front-row view of the RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter as part of the nightly show held in the main arena.

  91. Rapid rescue off Table Top Mountain

    Rapid rescue off Table Top Mountain

    Toowoomba based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue flew to the aid of an injured hiker on the top of Table Top mountain at 4:40pm this afternoon.

  92. Rare car hits tree injuring three

    Rare car hits tree injuring three

    Sunshine Coast based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue attended a motor vehicle accident at Amamoor near Gympie at 3:30pm this afternoon.

  93. Bruce Highway MVA requires rescue chopper

    Bruce Highway MVA requires rescue chopper

    Bundaberg based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue has flown to a motor vehicle accident on the Bruce Highway near Wallaville south of Bundaberg at 11.11am.

  94. Mount Isa chopper attends Single vehicle rollover

    Mount Isa chopper attends Single vehicle rollover

    Mount Isa based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue flew to a single vehicle rollover on the Flinders Highway, 20km East of Julia Creek, at 11:18am yesterday.

  95. LifeFlight winches bushwalkers from Mount Barney

    LifeFlight winches bushwalkers from Mount Barney

    Two bushwalkers have been rescued from a cliff face on Mount Barney, about 130km south-west of Brisbane for the second time in two months.

  96. Woman airlifted after two car smash on Warrego Hwy

    Woman airlifted after two car smash on Warrego Hwy

    A woman in her 40s has been airlifted to Brisbane by RACQ LifeFlight Rescue after two vehicles collided west of Toowoomba this evening.

  97. Iconic Queensland rescue helicopter an Ekka star

    Iconic Queensland rescue helicopter an Ekka star

    Ekka crowds are looking to the skies at this year’s EkkaNITES nightly RNA show as the iconic RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter descends into the main arena.

  98. Pedestrian hit by truck in Queensland’s Wide Bay-Burnett

    Pedestrian hit by truck in Queensland’s Wide Bay-Burnett

    A Queensland woman has been severely injured after being struck by a truck in the South Burnett region, requiring the urgent air-medical assistance of the RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter service.

  99. Man airlifted after motor vehicle accident Monto

    Man airlifted after motor vehicle accident Monto

    The Bundaberg RACQ LifeFlight Rescue rescue helicopter has airlifted a man in his mid-twenties from Monto Hospital to Bundaberg Hospital following a motor vehicle accident overnight.

  100. Man airlifted after diabetic episode

    Man airlifted after diabetic episode

    The Mount Isa RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was activated to attended a primary incident at Fountain Springs rest area on the Barkly Highway, 60 kilometres East of Mount Isa shortly before midday Saturday.

  101. Motocross rider winched after accident, Murphy's Creek

    Motocross rider winched after accident, Murphy's Creek

    The LifeFlight crew from the Sunshine Coast Base was tasked to a motocross park at Murphy's Creek North of Toowoomba Saturday afternoon at 2:30pm.

  102. Mother airlifted after head on collision with a tree

    Mother airlifted after head on collision with a tree

    The Toowoomba-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked to Inglewood Hospital Saturday evening to airlift ta woman who had been involved in a motor vehicle accident earlier in the day.

  103. RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter returns to Toowoomba skies

    RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter returns to Toowoomba skies

    The RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter, damaged when an unmanned 4 x 4 utility collided with its tail boom outside Warwick 12 days ago, has been repaired and has returned to its home base of Toowoomba today.

  104. Woman airlifted following dramatic winch rescue

    Woman airlifted following dramatic winch rescue

    A South Burnett woman was airlifted following a daring helicopter rescue from a remote creek bed in Central Queensland's Carnarvon Gorge yesterday (Tuesday) afternoon, after falling ill and requiring urgent medical care.

  105. LifeFlight called to two crush accidents within hours

    LifeFlight called to two crush accidents within hours

    The RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was called to assist at the scene of two crush accidents near Agnes Water within a matter of hours today.

  106. LifeFlight’s elite doctor recruits to save lives – anyone, anywhere, anytime

    LifeFlight’s elite doctor recruits to save lives – anyone, anywhere,...

    LifeFlight’s newest Critical Care Doctor recruits are undergoing intensive air rescue and medical training as part of their intensive induction for aeromedical operations throughout Queensland and beyond.

  107. LifeFlight airlifts boy after being runover

    LifeFlight airlifts boy after being runover

    A four year old boy has been airlifted after a car drove over his leg in the Aboriginal community of Cherbourg in the South Burnett region.

  108. Kangaroo causes car accident

    Kangaroo causes car accident

    An 85 year old man has been airlifted by the RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter after his car crashed and rolled down an embankment on the D’Aguilar Highway north of Nanango.

  109. LifeFlight crew perform back-to-back airlifts from North Burnett town

    LifeFlight crew perform back-to-back airlifts from North Burnett town

    RACQ LifeFlight Rescue has flown to Eidsvold Hospital twice in less than three hours today for two male patients in need of further medical attention.

  110. LifeFlight rescues woman crushed by bull

    LifeFlight rescues woman crushed by bull

    A 58-year-old woman has been urgently airlifted to a Brisbane hospital by RACQ LifeFlight Rescue after being crushed by a bull in the Western Downs region yesterday.

  111. LifeFlight nurse honoured in ‘Australian of the Day' awards

    LifeFlight nurse honoured in ‘Australian of the Day' awards

    Almost 10 years after being airlifted by the RACQ LifeFlight helicopter, Gold Coast patient turned nurse Joshua Ball has been named ‘Australian of the Day’ for his work with LifeFlight.

  112. Toowoomba chopper hits the road for repairs

    Toowoomba chopper hits the road for repairs

    The Toowoomba-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter, damaged when it was struck by an unmanned ute on the weekend, is today being transported by road from near Warwick to Redcliffe and Brisbane for repairs.

  113. Crushed farm worker airlifted to Roma

    Crushed farm worker airlifted to Roma

    Earlier today a 26 year old male has been airlifted from a rural property near Injune after he was crushed between a reversing semi trailer and a cattle loading ramp . 

  114. QAS paramedic airlifted from Fraser Island after being assaulted

    QAS paramedic airlifted from Fraser Island after being assaulted

    The RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter from Bundaberg was tasked to Happy Valley on Fraser Island Friday afternoon at 5:30pm to assist a Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) paramedic who was assaulted.

  115. Rescue helicopter damaged by unmanned vehicle

    Rescue helicopter damaged by unmanned vehicle

    The RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter based in Toowoomba was sent to a motorcross park outside of Warwick Friday at 6:30pm. After landing and shutting down the helicopter both the flight and medical crew walked a short distance to the patient.

  116. Collision with truck critically injures woman

    Collision with truck critically injures woman

    The Sunshine Coast RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has airlifted a woman after she was critically injured when the vehicle she was driving collided head-on with a truck this afternoon.

  117. Man rescued from burning car

    Man rescued from burning car

    The Toowoomba based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has airlifted an 85-year-old man critically injured in a car accident in Queensland’s Darling Downs region.

  118. Man airlifted after highway accident near Nanango

    Man airlifted after highway accident near Nanango

    A man in his late 70s has been airlifted from the scene of a motor vehicle accident on the Burnett Highway this morning, after his ute was impacted by a semi-trailer.

  119. Young man critically injured in head-on accident

    Young man critically injured in head-on accident

    A South Burnett man has been critically injured in a head-on collision on the D'Aguilar Highway east of Blackbutt earlier this afternoon.

  120. New Zealand tourists airlifted from remote campervan accident

    New Zealand tourists airlifted from remote campervan accident

    A New Zealand couple in their late-60s has been airlifted from the scene of a campervan accident on a remote stretch of the Landsborough Highway, west of Roma, late this afternoon.

  121. LifeFlight crew are friendly running foes

    LifeFlight crew are friendly running foes

    Crews of the Sunshine Coast based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter have circled Mount Cooroora from the sky, however on Sunday 24 July they will be joining 100 athletes on the ground in a gruelling race to the summit and back, for the 38th Pomona King of the Mountain Challenge.

  122. RACQ LifeFlight Rescue chopper a star attraction at Ekka nightly show

    RACQ LifeFlight Rescue chopper a star attraction at Ekka nightly show

    A RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter will be a star attraction in the nightly entertainment at the RNA show in Brisbane from August 5 to 14.

  123. LifeFlight’s Bundaberg chopper airlifts its first patient

    LifeFlight’s Bundaberg chopper airlifts its first patient

    A North Burnett woman has become the first patient to be airlifted by Bundaberg’s local rescue helicopter since the iconic community service changed its name to LifeFlight.

  124. Sunshine Coast LifeFlight airlifts its first patient

    Sunshine Coast LifeFlight airlifts its first patient

    A 58 year old woman is the first patient to be airlifted by the Sunshine Coast based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter after crashing her motorcycle on the Burnett Highway about 10km south of Ban Ban Springs. 

  125. CareFlight becomes LifeFlight: Still saving lives

    CareFlight becomes LifeFlight: Still saving lives

    A new era in Australian aeromedical care was ushered in this morning with CareFlight changing its name to LifeFlight.

  126. Boy flown from remote rural property 

    Boy flown from remote rural property 

    CareFlight’s Roma-based Surat Gas Aero-Medical Service (SGAS) was tasked to a rural property homestead 180 km north of Roma at 2:15pm.

  127. CareFlight airlifts man thrown from horse

    CareFlight airlifts man thrown from horse

    A 19-year-old man suffering a shoulder injury was airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue from a rodeo event near Taldora Station, North of Julia Creek on Saturday.

  128. CareFlight winches fallen bushwalker from Mount Tibrogargan

    CareFlight winches fallen bushwalker from Mount Tibrogargan

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has winched an 18-year-old woman from Mount Tibrogargan after she fell around six metres.

  129. CareFlight assists injured rider at Tansey Showgrounds

    CareFlight assists injured rider at Tansey Showgrounds

    A 52-year-old woman suffering suspected spinal injuries was airlifted from the Tansey Showgrounds in the Gympie region after she fell from a horse on Friday afternoon.

  130. A marathon run for CareFlight

    A marathon run for CareFlight

    Among the 5,500 marathon runners at this year’s 38th annual Gold Coast Airport Marathon on Sunday 3 July, there will be two special runners raising money for RACQ CareFlight Rescue.

  131. Two Helicopters transport injured father and daughter

    Two Helicopters transport injured father and daughter

    Two RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopters were tasked to separately transport a father and daughter from Murgon Hospital at 8:00pm last night.

  132. Cardiac patient flown from remote rural property

    Cardiac patient flown from remote rural property

    Sunshine Coast based RACQ CareFlight Rescue has flown to a rural property near Jimna in the Somerset region at 12pm today.

  133. CareFlight airlifts man after car rollover

    CareFlight airlifts man after car rollover

    A man in his 70s has been airlifted by the Surat Gas Aero-Medical Service helicopter after being trapped in his car after an accident on the Fitzroy Highway shortly after midday.

  134. Man airlifted after farm accident

    Man airlifted after farm accident

    A 65 year old man has been airlifted by the RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter after getting his arm caught in a backhoe on his property at Neurum South West of Woodford.

  135. Former Chief Aircrewman reflects on devastating floods

    Former Chief Aircrewman reflects on devastating floods

    CareFlight’s General Manager of Operations looks back on his time in rescue chopper during Bundaberg floods. 

  136. 35 years of CareFlight

    35 years of CareFlight

    It started as a weekend adventure for surf lifesavers doing aerial beach patrols and rescues. But fast forward 35 years and CareFlight can proudly say it has saved thousands of lives and has evolved into one of the largest and most sophisticated aero medical services in the world.

  137. Former MP rescued from grain silo

    Former MP rescued from grain silo

    Ian Cameron was lucky to survive eight hours trapped in an underground grain pit. He was stuck chest deep in grain as a churning auger bashed around his right foot.

  138. RACQ CareFlight Rescue transports burns patient from Gympie

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue transports burns patient from Gympie

    Brisbane based RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter has transported a patient from Gympie to Lady Cilento Children's Hospital in a critical condition. 

  139. Young girl airlifted after horse fall

    Young girl airlifted after horse fall

    The Mount Isa-based RACQ CareFlight Rescue crew was tasked to Gregory Downs, a town approximately 120km north of Mount Isa on Saturday, where a young girl had fallen from a horse.

  140. Motocross rider airlifted to Toowoomba

    Motocross rider airlifted to Toowoomba

    The Sunshine Coast-based RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked to a motocross park near Cooyar late on Sunday morning where a male had fallen and injured himself while riding around the motocross park.

  141. Woman airlifted after suffering 80% burns to her body

    Woman airlifted after suffering 80% burns to her body

    A woman in her mid sixties suffered critical burns to 80% of her body on Sunday morning south west of Texas after her dressing gown caught fire.

  142. Next generation reality flying innovation lands in Brisbane

    Next generation reality flying innovation lands in Brisbane

    Australia’s first state-of-the-art AW139 Full Flight Simulator is beginning to take shape at the CareFlight HEMS Academy at the Brisbane International Airport in Australia.

  143. Man seriously injured in horse fall accident

    Man seriously injured in horse fall accident

    A South Burnett man has been airlifted from his private property earlier this afternoon, after being seriously injured in a horse fall accident.

  144. CareFlight conducts critical overnight rescue missions across South-West

    CareFlight conducts critical overnight rescue missions across...

    CareFlight Rescue helicopters have flown critical rescue missions across south-west Queensland overnight, with respective patients being transported to Toowoomba and Roma Hospitals for treatment.

  145. CareFlight called to assist after Vanuatu bus crash

    CareFlight called to assist after Vanuatu bus crash

    CareFlight is preparing to airlift two patients from Port Vila, Vanuatu today following a serious bus accident. CareFlight’s Air Ambulance...
  146. CareFlight airlifts teenager after horse fall

    CareFlight airlifts teenager after horse fall

    A 17-year-old girl who was injured after falling from a horse on a property in the South Burnett region on Saturday has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue overnight.

  147. Injured motocross rider airlifted to Sunshine Coast

    Injured motocross rider airlifted to Sunshine Coast

    A 30-year-old man has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue following a motocross accident at Glen Echo Park this afternoon.

  148. CareFlight airlifts critically ill woman from Russell Island

    CareFlight airlifts critically ill woman from Russell Island

    A woman in her 60s suffering a suspected neurological condition has been urgently airlifted from Russell Island by the RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter service.

  149. Woman airlifted after serious MVA Yarraman

    Woman airlifted after serious MVA Yarraman

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue's Sunshine Coast helicopter was tasked early Sunday afternoon to a motor vehicle accident on the out skirts of Yarraman involving two vehicles.

  150. Woman winched from Mount Maroon

    Woman winched from Mount Maroon

    The Toowoomba-based RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter had a busy Saturday afternoon.

  151. CareFlight airlifts man after two metre fall

    CareFlight airlifts man after two metre fall

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue airlifted a 33-year-old man suffering possible head and spinal injuries after he fell around two metres today.

  152. Man airlifted after severing fingers in sawmill accident

    Man airlifted after severing fingers in sawmill accident

    A 68-year-old Maranoa man has been airlifted from a small South-West Queensland township after severely injuring himself in a sawmill accident earlier today.

  153. CareFlight airlifts boy after football accident

    CareFlight airlifts boy after football accident

    An 11-year-old-boy has been airlifted by the Bundaberg based RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter after an accident on a football field yesterday.

  154. Motorbike rider airlifted by CareFlight after head-on collision

    Motorbike rider airlifted by CareFlight after head-on collision

    A man in his 20s is in a critical condition after colliding head-on with a ute on a windy stretch of road south of Toowoomba at about 2pm this afternoon.

  155. CareFlight airlifts man trapped in truck roll-over

    CareFlight airlifts man trapped in truck roll-over

    A 25 year-old-man was airlifted by CareFlight after his truck towing multiple trailers rolled over at Yuleba west of Roma this morning.

  156. CareFlight airlifts toddler after being run over by car

    CareFlight airlifts toddler after being run over by car

    A one-year-old boy has been airlifted to the Gold Coast by an RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter after he was run over by a car on a property at Kyogle in New South Wales yesterday afternoon.

  157. Child kicked in head by horse

    Child kicked in head by horse

    A three-year-old boy has been airlifted to a Brisbane hospital overnight (Wednesday) after being kicked in the head by a horse on a property in the Gympie region.

  158. Injured French tourist flown off Fraser

    Injured French tourist flown off Fraser

    Bundaberg's RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter has flown to Fraser Island at 8:38 AM to attend to an injured backpacker north of Happy Valley.

  159. Irish doctor flies CareFlight into the Emerald Isle

    Irish doctor flies CareFlight into the Emerald Isle

    Sunshine Coast-based CareFlight Critical Care Doctor Matthew Mulkeen is set to star in a new TV documentary series to be shown in his homeland of Ireland.

  160. Falling tree injures young man

    Falling tree injures young man


    Toowoomba's RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter flew to an incident involving a tree on property near Inglewood at 2:58 PM this afternoon.

  161. Busy afternoon for RACQ CareFlight Sunshine Coast

    Busy afternoon for RACQ CareFlight Sunshine Coast

    The Sunshine Coast RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter was kept busy Sunday afternoon.

  162. Teenager airlifted after motocross accident

    Teenager airlifted after motocross accident

    The Toowoomba-based RACQ CareFlight Rescue crew flew to a motocross track near Tregony Saturday afternoon where a 16-year-old female suffered an upper leg injury after coming off her bike.

  163. CareFlight airlifts critically injured man after couch fire

    CareFlight airlifts critically injured man after couch fire

    A man in his late 70s has suffered severe burns as a result of a house fire at Gayndah, in the North Burnett region, earlier this morning.

  164. CareFlight attends highway rollover

    CareFlight attends highway rollover

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has airlifted a 42-year-old man from the scene of a single vehicle accident on the Burnett Highway.

  165. CareFlight called to quad bike crash, South Burnett

    CareFlight called to quad bike crash, South Burnett

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has airlifted a 70-year-old man from a property North of Murgon following a quad bike accident.

  166. CareFlight plays crucial role in North-West Queensland patient transfer

    CareFlight plays crucial role in North-West Queensland patient...

    The Mount Isa RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter has played a crucial role in helping to transport a young indigenous patient across the breadth of Queensland to receive the treatment he requires.

  167. Sunshine Coast Rescue airlifts injured man from property

    Sunshine Coast Rescue airlifts injured man from property

    Sunshine Coast RACQ CareFlight Rescue has flown to a property near the coastal hinterland town of Witta at 12:13 PM. 

  168. Motorbike and motor vehicle collision in Cooyar

    Motorbike and motor vehicle collision in Cooyar

    Yesterday Sunshine Coast RACQ CareFlight Rescue attended the scene of a collision between a motorcycle and a motor vehicle at 1:30 PM near Cooyar.

  169. Overnight Motor Vehicle Accident on the Gore Highway

    Overnight Motor Vehicle Accident on the Gore Highway

    Toowoomba's RACQ CareFlight Rescue attended a motor vehicle accident on the Gore highway near Captains Mountain South West of Millmerran at 12:30 AM this morning.

  170. Man airlifted after falling from tree at Gatton

    Man airlifted after falling from tree at Gatton

    A man in his 40s has been airlifted to hospital overnight (Monday) by RACQ CareFlight Rescue after falling from a tree on a property at Gatton.

  171. Woman suffering spinal injuries airlifted

    Woman suffering spinal injuries airlifted

    RACQ CareFlight's Bundaberg rescue helicopter was tasked to Eidsvold overnight to airlift a woman in her mid-twenties 

  172. Teenager airlifted after 4WD rollover Rosewood

    Teenager airlifted after 4WD rollover Rosewood

    The crew from Toowoomba's RACQ CareFlight was tasked to Lower Mount Walker near Rosewood just after 6pm Saturday evening for a single vehicle rollover.

  173. Deni Hines to star at Toowoomba charity ball  

    Deni Hines to star at Toowoomba charity ball  

    Renowned Australian artist, Deni Hines will bring some rhythm and soul to Toowoomba at CareFlight's tenth Annual South West Gala Ball on Saturday 28 May.

  174. Patient airlifted from 1770 Boat Crash 

    Patient airlifted from 1770 Boat Crash 

    Yesterday Bundaberg's RACQ CareFlight Rescue flew to the town of 1770 at 6:45 PM to attend to patients involved in a boat crash.

     

  175. CareFlight Rescue winches hikers off Fraser Island

    CareFlight Rescue winches hikers off Fraser Island

    Bundaberg’s RACQ CareFlight Rescue has responded to an activated emergency beacon on Fraser Island at 11:45 AM this morning.

  176. CareFlight airlifts seriously injured teen from car crash

    CareFlight airlifts seriously injured teen from car crash

    A 19-year-old woman was airlifted by CareFlight following a single vehicle accident near Rolleston in Central Queensland this morning.

  177. CareFlight airlifts farmer after tractor fall

    CareFlight airlifts farmer after tractor fall

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has airlifted an 83-year-old man from a property near Killarney after he fell from a tractor. 

  178. Sponsors witness CareFlight crews in action

    Sponsors witness CareFlight crews in action

    New RACQ CareFlight sponsors Sekisui House found themselves part of the action at the Maroochydore base yesterday morning when crews were called to a mission during their cheque presentation.

  179. Teen airlifted from Gore Highway accident

    Teen airlifted from Gore Highway accident

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has airlifted a 17-year-old woman from the scene of a single vehicle accident on the Gore Highway today.

  180. CareFlight winches injured man from Glass House Mountains

    CareFlight winches injured man from Glass House Mountains

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has winched a man aged in his 50s from the Glass House Mountains this morning after he fell around three metres.

  181. Nobby MVA, Ute and School Bus Head On

    Nobby MVA, Ute and School Bus Head On

    Toowoomba's RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter landed at the scene of a motor vehicle accident near Nobby south of Toowoomba this afternoon. 

  182. Fourth motocross patient airlifted in two days 

    Fourth motocross patient airlifted in two days 

    A Toowoomba man is the fourth patient to be airlifted from the scene of a motocross accident in the past two days, following a serious high speed crash at a Southern Downs bike track. 

  183. Third Motocross rider airlifted over the longweekend

    Third Motocross rider airlifted over the longweekend

    The Toowoomba based RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter has airlifted a second motocross rider after injuring himself at a motocross park.

  184. Two bushwalkers winched from Mount Beerwah

    Two bushwalkers winched from Mount Beerwah

    The Sunshine Coast RACQ CareFlight rescue helicopter was tasked Sunday morning to winch two males off a ledge on Mount Beerwah that had been stranded overnight.

  185. Teenager airlifted after suffering head injury at football match

    Teenager airlifted after suffering head injury at football match

    The Sunshine Coast RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked to Central Park at Caloundra where a teenager had suffered a head injury.

  186. CareFlight Airlifts Horse Kick Patient

    CareFlight Airlifts Horse Kick Patient

    Toowoomba's RACQ CareFlight Rescue Helicopter flew to attend to a patient on a property near Nanango at  7:00 AM this morning.

  187. CareFlight airlifts critically injured man

    CareFlight airlifts critically injured man

    A man in his 40s has been seriously injured after his car crashed in the South Burnett region last night.

  188. CareFlight assists with safe recovery of vessel in distress

    CareFlight assists with safe recovery of vessel in distress

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue assisted in a search and rescue mission to successfully locate and retrieve a vessel in distress in the Great Sandy Straits, South of Hervey Bay overnight. 

  189. Sand tobogganing ends with CareFlight airlift

    Sand tobogganing ends with CareFlight airlift

    The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter airlifted a 30-year-old woman suffering serious facial injuries from Moreton Island today. 

  190. CareFlight called to trail bike accident, Gayndah

    CareFlight called to trail bike accident, Gayndah

    The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter has airlifted a man from a property near Gayndah after he was involved in an off road motorcycle accident.

  191. Sunday ride leads to CareFlight airlift

    Sunday ride leads to CareFlight airlift

    A 59-year-old man suffering multiple injuries was airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue after he was involved in a motorcycle accident near Kenilworth today. 

  192. Mount Isa chopper airlifts woman with suspected spinal injuries

    Mount Isa chopper airlifts woman with suspected spinal injuries

    The Mount Isa-based RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter airlifted a woman suffering suspected spinal injuries from Urandangi on Saturday night. 

  193. CareFlight airlifts injured man from Scene Rim motopark

    CareFlight airlifts injured man from Scene Rim motopark

    A 32-year-old man suffering suspected trauma injuries has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue from a motocross park near Boonah.

  194. CareFlight airlifts Gold Coast man

    CareFlight airlifts Gold Coast man

    A 74-year-old Mount Tamborine man has been airlifted by the RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter after falling three metres at a local property.

  195. CareFlight Attends Skydiving Accident

    CareFlight Attends Skydiving Accident

    Yesterday evening Toowoomba's RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter flew to a sky diving accident that occurred at 5:30 PM on a property near Tarawera, 50 NW of Goondiwindi. 

  196. Qld father bitten by brown snake

    Qld father bitten by brown snake

    A 45-year-old-man has escaped serious injury after being bitten by a brown snake on a property in Gayndah, west of Maryborough.

  197. CareFlight airlifts boy following Fraser Island MVA

    CareFlight airlifts boy following Fraser Island MVA

    A 12-year-old boy was airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue following a motor vehicle accident at Fraser Island on Tuesday.

  198. Injune pilot honoured with community donation

    Injune pilot honoured with community donation

    The memory of an Injune helicopter pilot will be honoured with a donation of more than $20,000 to CareFlight at its Roma base today Tuesday, 19 April.

  199. Woman airlifted after Landsborough MVA

    Woman airlifted after Landsborough MVA

    RACQ CareFlight's Sunshine Coast rescue helicopter was tasked to a motor vehicle accident near Landsborough at 9pm Sunday evening.

  200. Teenager airlifted after serious Warwick MVA

    Teenager airlifted after serious Warwick MVA

    An 18-year-old driver suffered serious injuries after crashing his utility into a culvert on the New England Highway in the early hours of Saturday morning. 

  201. Female airlifted after motorcycle accident

    Female airlifted after motorcycle accident

    The Sunshine Coast-based RACQ CareFlight helicopter was tasked to Benarkin on the Blackbutt Range to assist at the scene of a motorcycle accident Sunday morning.

  202. Woman airlifted after serious MVA at Rainbow Beach

    Woman airlifted after serious MVA at Rainbow Beach

    The Sunshine Coast-based RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked just after 7am Saturday morning to a serious motor vehicle accident near Rainbow Beach.

  203. Teenager airlifted after horse fall

    Teenager airlifted after horse fall

    The Bundaberg-based RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked to Mt Perry Saturday, where a teenager had fallen from a horse.

  204. Injured quad bike rider airlifted to Brisbane

    Injured quad bike rider airlifted to Brisbane

    A man has been airlifted to a Brisbane hospital overnight (Wednesday) by RACQ CareFlight Rescue after being badly injured in a quad bike crash on a property east of Chinchilla.

  205. CareFlight called to Bruce Highway crash

    CareFlight called to Bruce Highway crash

    A man in his mid-40s has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue following a single vehicle crash on the Bruce Highway at Bells Creek this afternoon.

  206. Biggenden-Maryborough Car Crash, CareFlight Called to Scene

    Biggenden-Maryborough Car Crash, CareFlight Called to Scene

    Sunshine Coast's RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter flew to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Biggenden-Maryborough Road north of Yerra at 4:07PM yesterday afternoon.

  207. Station hand airlifted from remote Queensland property

    Station hand airlifted from remote Queensland property

    A 37-year-old-man has been airlifted from McKinlay's Colwell Station, south-east of Mount Isa, this morning after severely injuring himself in a quad bike accident.

  208. Man airlifted from Lagoon Pocket motor vehicle accident

    Man airlifted from Lagoon Pocket motor vehicle accident

    The Sunshine Coast RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter crew has airlifted a patient from the scene of a serious motor vehicle accident this afternoon, just hours after honing their skills at a mock motor vehicle accident training exercise.

  209. New CareFlight chopper dedicated to long-serving pilot

    New CareFlight chopper dedicated to long-serving pilot

    Peter Spurgin spent almost 20 years as CareFlight Chief Pilot saving the lives of thousands of Queenslanders in distress and today CareFlight honoured him with the dedication and naming of its newest helicopter after him.

  210. Rescued wakeboarder reunites with CareFlight crew

    Rescued wakeboarder reunites with CareFlight crew

    Gold Coaster Alan Hockings vividly remembers New Year’s Day at Lake Borumba near Imbil.

  211. CareFlight Called to Kenilworth Motorbike Crash

    CareFlight Called to Kenilworth Motorbike Crash

    Sunshine Coast RACQ CareFlight Rescue was called to Kenilworth Motorcross Park at 12:08 PM today to care for an injured rider.

  212. Falling Tree Squashes Worker, CareFlight Airlifts

    Falling Tree Squashes Worker, CareFlight Airlifts

    Toowoomba's RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter has flown to a rural property 5 km south east of Warwick at 1:43 PM. 

  213. RACQ CareFlight Rescue crews continue search for missing fishermen off Fraser Island

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue crews continue search for missing fishermen off...

    This morning RACQ CareFlight Rescue Bundaberg left its base at 4:45 AM to commence the search for the two missing men off the Fraser Coast.

  214. Horse Rider Falls from Rearing Horse

    Horse Rider Falls from Rearing Horse

    Toowoomba RACQ CareFlight Rescue Helicopter was tasked at 11:14 am this morning to a rural property near Eidsvold.

  215. RACQ CareFlight Trawler Crew Search Continues

    RACQ CareFlight Trawler Crew Search Continues

    Bundaberg's RACQ CareFlight Rescue Helicopter was tasked by Queensland Water Police to assist in the search for missing trawler crewmen off the Fraser Coast at 6:53 AM.

  216. Man airlifted after motocross accident

    Man airlifted after motocross accident

    The RACQ CareFlight's Sunshine Coast rescue helicopter was tasked to Parklands Motocross track near Kenilworth Saturday afternoon where a rider was involved in a serious accident.

  217. Teenager airlifted after rope swing accident

    Teenager airlifted after rope swing accident

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue's Sunshine Coast helicopter was tasked to Gold Creek Reservoir near Brookfield where teenagers had been having fun with a rope swing.

  218. Snake bite victim airlifted from remote community

    Snake bite victim airlifted from remote community

    CareFlight has airlifted a man from the remote North West Queensland township of Gregory Downs after he was bitten by a snake late last night.

  219. Quick-thinking 8-year-old helps rescue injured grandfather

    Quick-thinking 8-year-old helps rescue injured grandfather

    The quick thinking of an 8-year-old Bundaberg girl has led to the successful airlift of her grandfather from his North Burnett property following a quad bike accident this morning.

  220. RACQ CareFlight Rescue Records One of the Busiest Easters Ever

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has this year recorded one of their busiest Easter holiday periods ever with operations conducted all throughout Queensland.

  221. Unhorsed Patient Airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue

    Unhorsed Patient Airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue

    This morning Toowoomba's RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter flew to a property near Meringandan 45km north of Toowoomba. 

  222. CareFlight helicopter called to Yelvertoft Station twice in less than 24 hours

    CareFlight helicopter called to Yelvertoft Station twice in less than...

    Two people injured in separate accidents at Yelvertoft Station have been airlifted to hospital by the RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter service in as many days.

  223. Brisbane man airlifted from North Stradbroke after water ski accident

    Brisbane man airlifted from North Stradbroke after water ski accident

    A 20-year-old man has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue after suffering a suspected broken leg in a water ski accident at North Stradbroke Island today.

  224. Man injured in motocross accident at Kenilworth

    Man injured in motocross accident at Kenilworth

    A man in his 30s has been airlifted by an RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter today after falling from his motocross bike at Parklands Motocross Park in Kenilworth.

  225. CareFlight airlifts child after near drowning

    CareFlight airlifts child after near drowning

    A young girl has been airlifted to hospital by RACQ CareFlight Rescue this afternoon after a near drowning at Seventeen Seventy, north of Agnes Water.

  226. CareFlight Nurse treats injured rider nearly 10 years after own airlift

    CareFlight Nurse treats injured rider nearly 10 years after own...

    An RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter airlifted a Logan man following a trail bike accident at Black Duck Valley Moto Park on Good Friday.

  227. CareFlight airlifts man after stonefish sting

    CareFlight airlifts man after stonefish sting

    A 40-year-old man has been airlifted from Fraser Island following a suspected stonefish sting.

  228. Woman kicked in face by cow

    Woman kicked in face by cow

    A woman in her 50s has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue after being kicked by a cow on a property north of Murgon.

  229. Critically injured man airlifted to Brisbane after motorcycle crash

    Critically injured man airlifted to Brisbane after motorcycle crash

    A man in his 50s has been critically injured in a single motorcycle accident near Ravensbourne requiring the urgent airlift by an RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter.

  230. CareFlight airlifts toddler from Fraser Island

    CareFlight airlifts toddler from Fraser Island

    An 18-month-old boy suffering seizures has been airlifted from Fraser Island by the RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter service.

  231. Girl airlifted after being injured in AFL match

    Girl airlifted after being injured in AFL match

    A 12-year-old girl has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue after being injured while playing in an inter-school AFL match on the Sunshine Coast today.

  232. Unwell tourist airlifted from Lady Elliot Island following dive

    Unwell tourist airlifted from Lady Elliot Island following dive

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue airlifted a 61-year-old tourist from Lady Elliot Island early this morning after she became unwell following a diving expedition.

  233. Teen backpacker airlifted from Fraser Island

    Teen backpacker airlifted from Fraser Island

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue airlifted a 19-year-old woman suffering abdominal condition from Fraser Island early this morning.

  234. Teenager airlifted after suffering burns to his body

    Teenager airlifted after suffering burns to his body

    The Sunshine Coast RACQ CareFlight Rescue crew flew to Biggenden Hospital late Friday afternoon to airlift a teenager who had suffered burns to his 20 per cent of his body.

  235. Search for missing kayaker off Fraser Island

    Search for missing kayaker off Fraser Island

    A search began just after 4.30pm Saturday afternoon for a missing kayaker on the eastern side of Fraser Island.

  236. Woman airlifted after head-on collision

    Woman airlifted after head-on collision

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue's Toowoomba-based helicopter was tasked to the scene of a motor vehicle accident approximately 25kms North West of Kingaroy on Gordonbrook Road at around 4.30pm Friday afternoon.

  237. CareFlight tasked to scene of two emergencies overnight

    CareFlight tasked to scene of two emergencies overnight

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue crews were tasked to assist patients injured in two serious accidents late on Tuesday afternoon.

  238. Little Girl Heli-lifted to Hospital

    Little Girl Heli-lifted to Hospital

    Toowoomba's RACQ CareFlight Rescue Helicopter has flown to and incident on a property south of Meandarra at 1:15PM this afternoon.

  239. Boondooma Dam Helicopter Rescue

    Boondooma Dam Helicopter Rescue

    This morning Toowoomba's RACQ CareFlight Rescue Helicopter flew to an off road motorbike crash on a property near Boondooma Dam at 10:25AM this morning.

  240. Three people injured in separate farm animal incidents today

    Three people injured in separate farm animal incidents today

    The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter service airlifted three people today involved in separate incidents across the state involving farm animals.

  241. Fallen Horse Rider Receives Rescue Service

    Fallen Horse Rider Receives Rescue Service

    Brisbane's RACQ CareFlight Rescue Helicopter has flown to Emu Creek near Crows Nest to the scene of a fallen horse rider at 9.38AM this morning. 

  242. Two Choppers tasked to Roma Motor Vehicle Accident

    Two Choppers tasked to Roma Motor Vehicle Accident

    Toowoomba RACQ CareFlight Rescue Helicopter and CareFlight's Surat Gas Aero-medical Service (SGAS) responded to an accident at Wallumbilla at 8:40AM this morning.

  243. Moree woman airlifted from scene of single vehicle accident

    Moree woman airlifted from scene of single vehicle accident

    A 65-year-old Moree woman was airlifted from the scene of a single vehicle accident near Millmerran by the Toowoomba-based RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter this afternoon.

  244. Two patients airlifted after separate motorbike accidents

    Two patients airlifted after separate motorbike accidents

    RACQ CareFlight crews attended two separate accidents Saturday.

  245. CareFlight airlifts man suffering serious injuries following Barkly Highway rollover

    CareFlight airlifts man suffering serious injuries following Barkly...

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has airlifted a man suffering serious neck and chest injuries from a single vehicle accident on the Barkly Highway, near Mount Isa.

  246. GC Man airlifted following single vehicle rollover

    GC Man airlifted following single vehicle rollover

    The Toowoomba RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter has airlifted a man from the scene of a single truck rollover on the Kogan-Condamine road, east of Condamine, this afternoon.

  247. Man winched from Fraser Island motorbike crash

    Man winched from Fraser Island motorbike crash

    An Ipswich man in his mid-20s has been airlifted from the scene of a high-speed beach motorcycle crash on Fraser Island this morning.

  248. Hiker airlifted from Table Top Mountain

    Hiker airlifted from Table Top Mountain

    The Toowoomba RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked to Table Top Mountain shortly before 9am this morning, following reports a hiker had been injured near the summit.

  249. Boy airlifted following fall from tree

    Boy airlifted following fall from tree

    The Toowoomba RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter was dispatched to Durong, north of Dalby, shortly after 10am this morning, following reports a young male had fallen from a tree and severely injured himself.

  250. CareFlight helps rescue sailors from overturned cat

    CareFlight helps rescue sailors from overturned cat

    The Sunshine Coast RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter has played a pivotal role in locating an upturned catamaran on Wide Bay Bar, just south of Fraser Island, and the rescue of two people on board overnight.

  251. CareFlight attends two farm machinery accidents

    CareFlight attends two farm machinery accidents

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue crews attended two separate accidents involving farm machinery within a matter of hours today.

  252. RACQ CareFlight Rescue finds missing woman

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue finds missing woman

    An elderly woman missing for two nights in the Beerwah area was located by RACQ CareFlight Rescue this morning. 

  253. Man airlifted following ladder fall

    Man airlifted following ladder fall

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue airlifted a man from the South Burnett region suffering leg injuries after he fell from a ladder yesterday afternoon.

  254. CareFlight airlifts girl gored by goat

    CareFlight airlifts girl gored by goat

    A girl has been airlifted to a Brisbane hospital overnight by RACQ CareFlight Rescue after she was gored by a goat in Queensland’s Western Downs region.

  255. Teenager airlifted after serious head injury

    Teenager airlifted after serious head injury

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue's Sunshine Coast helicopter was tasked to Noosa Hospital Sunday afternoon to airlift a young teenager with head injuries after falling from his push bike.

  256. Two men airlifted after ute rollover

    Two men airlifted after ute rollover

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue's Toowoomba-based helicopter was tasked to a single vehicle rollover N.E. Warwick just after midday on Saturday afternoon.

  257. Helicopter pilot airlifted after hitting powerlines

    Helicopter pilot airlifted after hitting powerlines

    CareFlight's Surat Gas Aero-Medical Service helicopter was activated to the scene of a helicopter crash 80 km's N.E. Roma near the town of Waikola around 8:30am Saturday morning.

  258. Falling Forklift Injures Teen

    Falling Forklift Injures Teen

    This morning at 10 AM Brisbane RACQ CareFlight Rescue flew to an incident south east of Laidley to attend to a 19 year old male patient.

  259. Volleyball Spike Ends up with Flight

    Volleyball Spike Ends up with Flight

    Yesterday Bundaberg's RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter attended and flew an injured patient  off Fraser Island  at 4:15 pm.

  260. Two critical rescue missions flown by CareFlight helicopters today

    Two critical rescue missions flown by CareFlight helicopters today

    RACQ CareFlight helicopters have flown two critical rescue missions today, successfully ferrying sick and injured patients to hospital care.

  261. CareFlight winches bushwalker from Lamington National Park

    CareFlight winches bushwalker from Lamington National Park

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has winched an injured bushwalker from Lamington National Park in the Gold Coast Hinterland. 

  262. CareFlight airlifts motorbike rider with serious leg injuries

    CareFlight airlifts motorbike rider with serious leg injuries

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has airlifted a 72-year-old man from the scene of a two vehicle accident near Kalbar.

  263. CareFlight airlifts injured motocross rider from Gap Creek

    CareFlight airlifts injured motocross rider from Gap Creek

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue airlifted a 29-year-old motorbike rider from a motocross park in the Southern Downs region today.

  264. Woman airlifted after Brown Snake bite

    Woman airlifted after Brown Snake bite

    A woman in her 30s has been airlifted by the Surat Gas Aero-Medical Service helicopter after she was bitten on the right hand by a Brown Snake.

  265. Head on Crash Requires RACQ CareFlight Rescue Service

    Head on Crash Requires RACQ CareFlight Rescue Service

    The Toowoomba RACQ CareFlight Rescue Helicopter has attended a motor vehicle accident at Junction View south east of Toowoomba at 4:00 pm.

  266. RACQ CareFlight Rescue Attends Impaled Patient

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue Attends Impaled Patient

    The Bundaberg RACQ CareFlight Rescue crew came to the aid of a 23 year old female who was impaled by a tree branch at Norval Park on the Fraser Coast.

  267. RACQ CareFlight Rescues 60 year old Mountain Biker

    RACQ CareFlight Rescues 60 year old Mountain Biker

    Toowoomba's RACQ CareFlight Rescue has treated a 60 year old male who sustained suspected fractures after falling from his mountain bike near Lake Manchester today.

  268. Elders Auction Raises Funds for Careflight in Memory of Local Boy

    Elders Auction Raises Funds for Careflight in Memory of Local Boy

    This morning’s Elders auction rose over $14,000 in funds for Toowoomba’s RACQ CareFlight Rescue Base.

  269. Search for missing farmer in flood waters

    Search for missing farmer in flood waters

    The RACQ CareFlight Bundaberg crew was tasked by the Queensland Police Service (QPS) overnight to search for an elderly gentleman that had failed to return to his homestead after mustering his cattle to higher ground due to flood waters near the town of Glenleigh, south west of Monto.

  270. CareFlight called to snake bite near Gin Gin

    CareFlight called to snake bite near Gin Gin

    A woman was airlifted from a property west of Gin Gin after suffering a snake bite this morning.

  271. Teen girl run over by ute in Darling Downs

    Teen girl run over by ute in Darling Downs

    A teenager has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue following a horrifying accident on a property at Kogan, west of Dalby, where the girl was run over by a ute.

  272. Man airlifted to Brisbane after ute rollover

    Man airlifted to Brisbane after ute rollover

    A male driver injured in a single vehicle smash in the Darling Downs has been transported to a Brisbane hospital by air on board an RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter.

  273. CareFlight to host Community Open Day in Brisbane

    CareFlight to host Community Open Day in Brisbane

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue will open its Brisbane Base hangar doors to the public for the first time on Saturday 6 February for the CareFlight Community Open Day.

  274. Woman airlifted after water tubing accident

    Woman airlifted after water tubing accident

    A woman has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue after suffering a suspected back injury in a water tubing accident at Somerset Dam this afternoon.

  275. Teenager airlifted with suspected spinal injuries

    Teenager airlifted with suspected spinal injuries

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue's Sunshine Coast helicopter crew was tasked to Rainbow Beach late Saturday afternoon with reports that a teenager had suffered injuries near the surf club at Rainbow Beach.

  276. Man airlifted after boating accident near Warwick

    Man airlifted after boating accident near Warwick

    The RACQ CareFlight's Toowoomba crew departed the Clive Berghofer CareFlight Centre Saturday afternoon to Warwick Hospital to airlift a male that had been involved in a boating incident.

  277. Local business provides extra ‘lift’ for CareFlight

    Local business provides extra ‘lift’ for CareFlight

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue officially accepted a generous donation of two forklifts at its Toowoomba Base this week.

  278. Woman airlifted after single vehicle rollover

    Woman airlifted after single vehicle rollover

    A seriously injured woman has been airlifted to a Brisbane hospital by RACQ CareFlight Rescue following a single vehicle rollover north east of Maryborough yesterday afternoon.

  279. Farming accident leads to airlift from Mount Mee

    Farming accident leads to airlift from Mount Mee

    A 56-year-old man suffering suspected head injuries was airlifted by the RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter from a private property at Mount Mee this afternoon.

  280. Two CareFlight crews airlift child patients overnight

    Two CareFlight crews airlift child patients overnight

    Two RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopters have airlifted young children to the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital for urgent medical treatment overnight.

  281. CareFlight assists at New England Highway crash

    CareFlight assists at New England Highway crash

    The Toowoomba RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter has airlifted an 82-year-old man from the scene of a motor vehicle accident on the New England Highway, south of Toowoomba.

  282. CareFlight airlifts man from remote fishing spot

    CareFlight airlifts man from remote fishing spot

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue has airlifted a man aged in his 70s suffering a hip injury from Middle Island, near Agnes Waters today.

  283. CareFlight helicopter celebrates 24 years of service

    CareFlight helicopter celebrates 24 years of service

    In an important milestone for RACQ CareFlight Rescue, its Toowoomba-based Bell 412 XCO helicopter today celebrates 24 years of lifesaving service.

  284. Ranger injured in tractor roll over

    Ranger injured in tractor roll over

    The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked to Eurong on Fraser Island this afternoon to airlift a man in his 20s who was injured when his tractor rolled.

  285. Busy night for CareFlight crews with six missions flown

    Busy night for CareFlight crews with six missions flown

    RACQ CareFlight Rescue crews flew back-to-back missions overnight, flying a total six missions while Queenslanders slept.

  286. CareFlight saves young and old(er)

    CareFlight saves young and old(er)

    The versatility of Sunshine Coast’s RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter crew was on show today, with the team attending to two very specialised medical tasks in the space of eight hours.

  287. CareFlight airlifts teen from motocross park

    CareFlight airlifts teen from motocross park

    The Toowoomba RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter has flown to Queensland Moto Park (QMP) at Boonah shortly before midday today, to airlift a teenager who had been injured in a motocross bike accident.

  288. Woman airlifted after motocross accident

    Woman airlifted after motocross accident

    The Toowoomba RACQ CareFlight rescue helicopter was tasked late Sunday morning to Gap Creek motocross park N.E Warwick for a motocross accident.

  289. CareFlight Crew Fly to Wakeboarding Accident

    CareFlight Crew Fly to Wakeboarding Accident

    The Sunshine Coast RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked to a primary incident at a town showground south of Gympie at 9:07 AM on New Year’s Day.