40th Anniversary for Westpac Lifesaver Helicopter Rescue Service

40th Anniversary for Westpac Lifesaver Helicopter Rescue Service 9 Dec, 16, Source: HeliHub.com

Westpac Lifesaver Helicopter Rescue Service in South-East Queensland is celebrating their 40th anniversary this year. The organization has saved over 850 lives since their first flight in their Bell 206A Jet Ranger, December 5 1976.

With a total of 10 000 missions flown, they now have a fleet consisting of an Airbus H135 and a BO105 CBS-5. The two helicopters patrol from Rainbow Beach to Rainbow Bay, reports Australian Aviation.

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