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Man winched to safety after diving into shallow water

16.05.21

The Land Rover LifeFlight Special Mission helicopter has airlifted a man to hospital, after he suffered a serious spinal injury from diving into shallow waters off the Cooloola coast, (Saturday 15th May).

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Critically injured driver airlifted after car and bus collision

15.05.21

The Toowoomba-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has airlifted an injured woman to hospital, after she was involved in a car crash, earlier today.

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Cash for cans raises thousands for Bundaberg RACQ LifeFlight Rescue chopper service

14.05.21

Two LifeFlight volunteers, inspired by heartbreaking personal tragedy, are leading the charge to raise as much money as possible, for their local rescue helicopter, simply by collecting cans and plastic bottles. In 2018, Hervey Bay locals, Sandra and Doug, tragically lost their granddaughter and daughter-in-law in a horrific car crash. “Our son, his wife and…

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Woman winched from mountain with suspected broken ankle

04.05.21

Toowoomba’s RACQ LifeFlight Rescue crew has winched a woman, after she fell several metres down a mountain, this morning. The rescue helicopter was called to an area, south east of Toowoomba, just after 8:30am. It’s believed the woman, aged in her 30s, had been hiking, when she slipped and fell approximately five metres. Queensland Ambulance Service…

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Critically injured man airlifted after cow attack

04.05.21

The Sunshine Coast RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has flown a man to hospital, after he was attacked by a cow this morning. The rescue chopper was called to the Gympie region, at 8am. It’s believed the patient, aged in his 60s, had been working with cattle, when a heifer attacked him. Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS)…

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Motorcyclist airlifted after beach crash

02.05.21

The Sunshine Coast-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has airlifted a man to hospital, after he was injured in a motorcycle accident this afternoon (Sunday 2nd May).

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