The Week That Was

north-west-island-1What a busy week for the RACQ Capricorn Rescue crew. Clocking up almost 24 hours in the air and covering a total distance of 2,120 nautical miles in just over 7 days.

21/11 – 62 year old male airlifted from a property near Banana with a suspected broken shoulder after falling from his motorcycle whilst mustering cattle.

23/11 – 18 year old female transported from Biloela in a serious but stable condition.

23/11 – 67 year old gentleman from Alpha was transported to Rockhampton after falling from his horse.

24/11 – 71 year old man was airlifted from Gladstone Hospital.

24/11 – 67 year old female retrieved from North West Island suffering from suspected chest pains.

24/11 – 75 year old male is transported from Emerald Hospital.

25/11 – 53 year old local Emerald man airlifted with possible internal bleeding.

25/11 – Search for missing fisherman south of Gladstone.

25/11 – A medical crew were delivered to the scene of a crash just outside of Rockhampton.

26/11 – Search for missing fisherman around the Gladstone area continued.

26/11 – 41 year old male is retrieved from Gladstone Hospital.

27/11 – 39 year old male airlifted from a property 170km North West of Rockhampton following a horse fall.

27/11 – 31 year old Blackwater man transported to Rockhampton Base Hospital from Blackwater Hospital.

28/11 – 70 year old male airlifted from Biloela Hospital to Rockhampton.