Motor vehicle accident at Kunwarara

RACQ CAPRICORN HELICOPTER Rescue was tasked at 5.00pm to a primary Motor Vehicle Accident at Kunwarara. The incident involved a […]

RACQ CAPRICORN HELICOPTER Rescue was tasked at 5.00pm to a primary Motor Vehicle Accident at Kunwarara. The incident involved a head on collision, between two vehicles near the Stanage Bay Turnoff.

The aircraft transported 2 critical patients to Rockhampton, one a 5 year old boy with suspected head injuries, who was flown directly to Rockhampton Base Hospital Helipad. The helicopter immediately returned to the scene for the second patient, a 38 year old female with a suspected fractured pelvis and wrist injuries.

Flying with Night Vision Goggles enabled the aircraft to land safely at night at the same Landing Zone.

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