Girl airlifted from school camp


A 15-year-old Tauranga girl was airlifted to hospital during a school camp on Great Mercury Island in the Coromandel.

The Tauranga based TrustPower TECT rescue helicopter was last night called to the island to treat a girl

was having difficulty breathing as a result of a medical condition.

She was treated at the scene by the helicopter paramedics before being flown to Tauranga hospital in a comfortable condition. The flight was carried out with the aid of night vision equipment.

- Bay of Plenty Times

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