Helicopter flies 12 missions in 11 days

Over the Christmas period the Lismore-based Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter has flown 12 missions.

In the 11 days between December 23 and January 2, the Northern NSW Helicopter Service has flown 35 missions from its three bases in Belmont, Tamworth and Lismore.

The 12 missions flown by the Lismore crews included motor vehicle and dirt bike accidents, a yacht hitting powerlines, a beacon search for bushwalkers in the Gibraltar range, along with medical transfers.

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