Man airlifted from boat

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A 44-year-old man was flown to Tauranga Hospital yesterday after he twisted his leg while on a fishing vessel near Great Mercury Island.

The Tauranga-based TrustPOwer TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched around 1pm and helicopter crew paramedics were able to stabilise the man at Home Bay.

He was then flown to Tauranga Hospital for further treatment and observation.

- Bay of Plenty Times

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