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Farmer airlifted after off-road rollover

24.01.21

The Sunshine Coast-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has airlifted an injured man to hospital, after an All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) rolled on a private property, south of Gympie. It’s believed the male’s arm had been trapped, after the vehicle rolled on top of him. The rescue chopper was sent to the scene, shortly after 9:40 this…

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Pedestrian airlifted after being hit by car

23.01.21

The Bundaberg-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter, has airlifted a pedestrian to hospital, after he was hit by a car, early this morning (23rd January).  The rescue chopper flew to a hospital in the North Burnett region, just after 7.30am, to collect the male patient, who had suffered leg injuries.  The man, aged in his 30s,…

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Record year for Townsville jet fleet

20.01.21

2020 was a record year for the Townsville RACQ LifeFlight Rescue Air Ambulance service, with 341 critical missions flown.

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RACQ LifeFlight Rescue airlifts seriously injured motocross rider

17.01.21

The Sunshine Coast RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has flown a man to hospital, after he was seriously injured in a motocross crash this morning. It’s believed the rider, aged in his 40s, had been attempting a dirt bike jump, at a recreational park in the Gympie region, when he lost control and crashed.  The man was…

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Woman winched from Noosa coast after 15 metre fall down rocks

16.01.21

The Sunshine Coast RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter crew has winched a woman to safety, after she reportedly fell down a steep rock face this afternoon. The rescue chopper was sent to the Noosa National Park, just before 5:30pm. It’s believed the woman, aged in her 20s, had been on a scenic walk, when she slipped and fell…

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Seriously injured paraglider airlifted after 10 metre fall

15.01.21

A man, aged in his 70s, has been flown to hospital, after he was seriously injured in a paragliding incident, this afternoon. The Sunshine Coast RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was sent to the scene, north east of Gympie, just after 4:10pm. It’s believed the man had been paragliding, over sand, when he reportedly fell around 10…

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