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Motorcyclist airlifted after suffering leg injuries in crash

30.05.21

The Land Rover LifeFlight Special Mission helicopter has airlifted a man to hospital, after his bike and a vehicle collided, in the Gympie region, this afternoon.

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Critically injured man airlifted after hinterland crash

27.05.21

A man has been airlifted to hospital by the Land Rover LifeFlight Special Mission helicopter, after a serious two vehicle crash, at an intersection in the Sunshine Coast hinterland.

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40 years on the frontline: LifeFlight’s longest serving doctor marks a milestone

25.05.21

Once found in war torn East Timor, now at the helm of Queensland’s leading aeromedical service, LifeFlight’s Chief Medical Officer and newly appointed Chairman of the LifeFlight Retrieval Medicine Board, Dr. Allan MacKillop has dedicated his life to saving others. The pioneering doctor, known to his colleagues as ‘Dr Al’, says it all began more…

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South West community celebrates miracle rescue service during magic evening

23.05.21

A record crowd has turned out to raise money for RACQ LifeFlight Rescue, at the Toowoomba Magic and Miracles LifeFlight Ball, presented by International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC). “Toowoomba is our busiest base; 650 missions last year and events like this help keep our choppers ready to respond,” LifeFlight Australia Chairman, Hon. Rob Borbidge AO, said. Six hundred…

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RACQ LifeFlight Rescue airlifts woman after single vehicle rollover

21.05.21

A woman is recovering in hospital, after was injured when the car she was travelling in rolled down an embankment and landed on its roof, this morning. The Toowoomba-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue chopper was sent to the scene, in the South Burnett region, shortly after 7 o’clock, where the pilot was able to land the aircraft nearby.…

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RACQ LifeFlight Rescue airlifts woman after near drowning

20.05.21

A woman has been airlifted to hospital, after she almost drowned, while snorkelling in waters, off an island, in the Bundaberg region, earlier today. The Bundaberg RACQ LifeFlight Rescue chopper was sent to the island around 12:30pm. The woman, aged in her sixties, was treated and stabilised by the Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) Flight Paramedic, before being flown…

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