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Man injured after being thrown from horse

Yesterday afternoon the Sunshine Coast-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked to a property north of Gympie where a man, aged in his forties, had been thrown from a horse. 

The aeromedical worked alongside paramedics from the Queensland Ambulance Service to apply initial medial care. 

The man was then flown, in a stable condition, to Hervey Bay Hospital for further treatment. 

2017 was a record year for LifeFlight for lifesaving missions with its aeromedical crews, community helicopters and Air Ambulance jets performing a record 5,344 missions throughout Queensland and around the world.

LifeFlight is a community-based charity funded and supported by the LifeFlight Foundation

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