The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was tasked to the Wollumbin (Mount Warning) track at lunchtime Monday after reports that a 40-year-old female walker had suffered a lower leg injury while descending the mountain.
A multi-agency search has yet to find a man who went missing in water near Grafton on Saturday evening (January 6).
A man has been airlifted to a Brisbane hospital after suffering burns on a yacht at Ballina on Christmas Eve.
A man has had to be winched from the deck of the cruise ship Carnival Spirit, off the North Coast, in a serious medical condition.
The Pacific Highway has reopened after a horror crash in which two people have died and another three people were injured – one critically – yesterday afternoon (Monday December 11).
A swimmer had to be winched to safety at Tallow Beach late Sunday after almost drowning. And a girl who fell from her bike in Lismore this morning has been choppered to hospital
A 15-year-old girl has suffered head injuries after falling from a bicycle on Monday evening in Ballina.
The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter has been tasked to a single vehicle motor incident at Main Arm.
A man who had to be winched for safety after falling off rocks at Brays Beach, near Broken Head, yesterday was lucky because emergency services had problems accessing him via the narrow road, according to one local.
Northern NSW Helicopter Rescue Service Ltd has turned to the Supreme Court to prevent its predecessor, Northern SLSA Helicopter, from reallocating funds donated for helicopter rescue to local surf clubs, among others potential beneficiaries.
The Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was called upon to retrieve a 47-year-old female bushwalker on Saturday after she fell down the chain section of the track near the summit of Mount Warning (Wollumbin).
One of two truck drivers involved in an accident on the Whiporie-Bungawalbin Road earlier today was driving a Richmond Valley Council vehicle.
The Life Saver Rescue Helicopter has transported a 31-year-old male to Gold Coast University Hospital fell onto a steel beam at a rural property north of Grafton.
A passenger suffering from a heart attack on the cruise liner Pacific Jewel and a fisherman suffering minor lacerations from a bizarre shark encounter at Evans Head on Saturday are just two of the call-outs the helicopter service received this weekend.
Dr Ron Manning, executive director, Health Emergency & Aeromedical Services, NSW Ambulance Your story published on 3 April 2017 in relation to the NSW Ambulance helicopter operations was factually incorrect. The current NSW Ambulance rescue helicopter base was impacted by... Read More →
When the Northern NSW helicopter rescue service, takes over the Westpac Helicopter rescue service ? What will happen to all the hard earned funds raised by locals in the past?
The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter landed in Waterlily Park, Ocean Shores, last Saturday at around 10am, much to the amusement of the local kids. But the chopper was there on a serious mission.
At around 8.30 last night (Tuesday February 14), the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was asked to assist in locating a 28-year-old man who had been reporting as diving head first into a sandbar from a houseboat on the Nambucca River.
The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was tasked to the Girard State Forest, east of Tenterfield, on Sunday following reports of an emergency distress beacon (EPIRB) being activated in the area .
Updated 10am: Tweed-Byron police have called off a search for a swimmer reported missing at Cabarita Beach on the Tweed Coast yesterday afternoon after failing to find any evidence that someone was still in the water.
A 29-year-old Italian woman has been charged over an accident at Ballina on Friday afternoon in which a 47-year-old female motorcyclist was seriously injured.
A 34-year-old male employee of the Casino Meatworks has been hospitalised after cutting device that he was operating kicked back and made contact with part of his body.
On November 12 a fundraising dinner at the new Elements of Byron resort raised more than $40,000 for for the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter service.
Two bushwalkers are recovering after getting lost and spending a night in dense bush in the Border Ranges National Park.
A 51-year-old man remains in a critical condition in hospital after the tractor he was driving rolled over in rough terrain near Uki late on Friday afternoon.