RACQ Capricorn Rescue on a late night rescue off Gladstone
RACQ Capricorn Rescue on a late night rescue off Gladstone

Late night rescue mission for the RACQ Capricorn Rescue

Late last night, the RACQ Capricorn Rescue helicopter was called in for a rescue winch from a bulk carrier ship located in Gladstone Harbour.

The on-board Queensland Ambulance Service Flight Paramedic and Rescue Crewman were winched to the vessel to provide immediate medical assistance to a male patient, who was suffering chest pain.

RACQ Capricorn Rescue conducts a late night rescue of Gladstone.
RACQ Capricorn Rescue conducts a late night rescue of Gladstone.

Once stabilised, a stretcher winch recovery was conducted and the patient was transported to Rockhampton Hospital in a stable condition for further treatment.

The RACQ Capricorn Rescue crew used night vision goggles to safely and effectively conduct this winch mission.



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