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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.

The patient was an adolescent male who suffered a suspected fracture to one of his upper limbs in a wakeboarding accident.

RACQ CareFlight medical staff treated and stabilised the patient at the scene before airlifting him to Lady Cilento Hospital in Brisbane. 

This is the first rescue mission of 2016 for RACQ CareFlight Rescue Helicopter service during the busy holiday season.