LifeFlight crew perform back-to-back airlifts from North Burnett town

Bundaberg’s local rescue helicopter became airborne at around 11am for a man in his 30s who suffered suspected abdominal and shoulder injuries in a horse fall.

After safely delivering the patient to Bundaberg Base Hospital in a stable condition, RACQ LifeFlight Rescue’s crew was tasked at 1.30pm to retrieve a second patient from Eidsvold Hospital.

A man in his 60s with a cardiac condition was also airlifted back to Bundaberg Base Hospital in a stable condition.

The North Burnett community has been on the receiving end of RACQ LifeFlight Rescue’s air-medical care 149 times over the last 12 months.