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LifeFlight winches four people and two dogs from flooded NSW campsite


The Land Rover LifeFlight Special Mission helicopter has winched four people and two dogs to safety, after they became stuck at a flooded campsite, near Moree. The rescue helicopter crew was tasked to the area, west of Pallamallawa, by the NSW State Emergency Service (NSW SES). The four people, a man and woman who were camping together, and two…

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Land Rover LifeFlight Special Mission chopper called in to assist NSW flood crisis


The Land Rover LifeFlight Special Mission helicopter is en route to Moree, in northern New South Wales (NSW), to aid emergency services in their response to the unfolding flood crisis. The highly advanced, specially configured helicopter is equipped with two pilots, a winch operator and a LifeFlight Critical Care Flight Paramedic. The crew is ready to respond to…

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Critical Care Doctors mission-ready after world-class training


The highly advanced Land Rover LifeFlight Special Mission helicopter has taken to the skies, to train Queensland’s newest critical care doctors, for winching sick or injured patients out of difficult to access locations.  For many of the RACQ LifeFlight Critical Care Doctors, who will save lives on helicopters around the state, the specialised machine was…

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Record year for Townsville jet fleet


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

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New Land Rover LifeFlight Special Mission chopper goes above and beyond


A new, highly advanced, specially configured helicopter, designed to take on the most challenging missions, is operational and ready to respond around the clock, to emergencies anywhere in Australia. The Land Rover LifeFlight Special Mission helicopter was unveiled today, with crew performing a mock winch rescue and demonstrating some of the aircraft’s advanced capabilities. The Land Rover LifeFlight…

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LifeFlight launches aeromedical base in Singapore


LifeFlight, Australia’s highly-regarded aeromedical retrieval service, has responded to an increase in international demand, by opening a new Air Ambulance jet base in Singapore. “The expansion into Singapore is a big success for the jet Air Ambulance fleet and for LifeFlight,” LifeFlight Coordination Centre Executive Manager Peter Elliott said. “The new base will increase our…

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