“If they didn’t come that day, Maddox wouldn’t have a hand. It’s as simple as that. I will support them forever”
Shelley Porter remembers the moment she first saw the blue-and-yellow helicopter coming to the aid of her little boy.
“The best part of my job is flying, and what we get to do when we’re flying”
Alex Dorr, RACQ LifeFlight Rescue Pilot, chats to us about what it’s like to be a member of the Brisbane Base flying crew.
“I don’t normally have an average day, but that’s what makes the job so good”
Tyson Smith, Aviation Operations Coordinator, tells us about his role in the LifeFlight Coordination Centre (C3).
“There were tears in my eyes seeing the chopper come. It was so emotional”
According to his mother Carolyn, Tristan was your average, small-town 13-year-old who loved camping, fishing and anything outdoors, until he was involved in a tragic road accident that changed his life forever.