Injured woman airlifted to hospital after fall from horse
The woman was riding on a property west of Kingaroy when she was thrown from the animal. She hit her head on the ground and was temporarily knocked unconscious. The horse then rolled on the woman. The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked from the...
CareFlight airlifts injured man from Fraser Island
The man was standing on a bullbar while working on the engine of a four-wheel drive when he lost his footing and slipped. He struck his head on top of the bullbar and sustained the serious injury. He was transported by QAS to the Eurong helipad on Fraser...
CareFlight flies back-to-back rescue missions
At 10.30am Saturday morning, the Maroochydore-based rescue helicopter was dispatched to the aid of a rock climber, following an accident in the Brooyar State Forest, west of Gympie. It is believed the man in late 30s was climbing a sheer rock face along...
Costa Rican tourist bitten by snake on Fraser
The man, a tourist from Costa Rica who was holidaying on Fraser Island, was bitten on the lower leg. The breed of snake was unknown. CareFlight’s critical care doctor and intensive flight paramedic treated the man on-scene before flying him to Nambour...