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Late Monday afternoon a winch rescue took place at Huonbrook by Westpac Rescue Helicopter following a report of a gentleman suffering a medical condition.

Westpac Rescue Helicopter was tasked by New South Wales Ambulance to provide medical assistance at a property at Huonbrook that is cut off due to landslides created by recent flooding.

‘The Helicopter Critical Care Medical Team were winched into and accessed the patient who was subsequently winched back into the helicopter and dropped off to a waiting NSW Ambulance Paramedics where he was conveyed to Murwillumbah Hospital in a stable condition for further medical treatment,’ said a Westpac Rescue Helicopter spokesperson.


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