Orchard worker with injury flown to Hawke’s Bay

A man with a facial injury following an accident in an orchard in Nuhaka was taken to hospital the Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter.

Hawke’s Bay Helicopter Rescue Trust general manager Ian Wilmot said the helicopter was called on Tuesday afternoon following an accident on an orchard at Nuhaka.

“A man in his 50s was operating a piece of earth-moving equipment when he incurred a facial injury.”

He was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for treatment and further assessment.

A man with a facial injury following an accident in an orchard in Nuhaka was taken to hospital the Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter.

Hawke’s Bay Helicopter Rescue Trust general manager Ian Wilmot said the helicopter was called on Tuesday afternoon following an accident on an orchard at Nuhaka.

“A man in his 50s was operating a piece of earth-moving equipment when he incurred a facial injury.”

He was flown to Hawke’s Bay Hospital for treatment and further assessment.

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