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    Upper Hutt
    Hunting
    41.1244°S, 175.0708°E
     
     
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    41.1244°S, 175.0708°E

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    Survivor
    Ed
    Rescued By
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    Date Of Rescue
    2017-10-22

    Lives saved

    1
    Adults

    Activity

    Hunting

    Terrain

    Mountain

    Issue

    Weather

     

    Medical Emergency

    What happened?

     

    So Ed and I have known each other for a while now as members of the local deer stalking club, we have bumped into each other at meetings and other events. 12 months ago, I bumped into Ed while my son and I were out hunting. He said he had been meaning to get in touch with me as he knew I hunted this area and wanted some help. Anyway, that day we were sitting looking for deer when Ed spots one. Long story short he says that my son can shoot it if I were to take him hunting on another occasion. 


    Fast forward to Sunday and we leave Upper Hutt at 3.30am and head to our destination. Unfortunately the weather was not in our favor and we did not see any animals to harvest. We decide to head home. 20 minutes later as we stepped over a little creek, Ed slips and hits the ground behind me. After an assessment based on me being able to get him out, I decide that using my ACR is the best option as he was in so much pain he kept fainting. I set the beacon off and the rest is history. Great team effort from Life Flight and the rescue centre.


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    Always carry a PLB, no matter the activity or adventure!

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    It may be small, but it's tough. The ResQLink™ PLB Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) is a GPS-enabled rescue beacon that's suited for outdoor adventures of all sizes (think: everything from hiking and cycling to hunting and fishing). Should you run into an unexpected situation, the ResQLink PLB will relay your location to a network of search and rescue satellites. PLBs have helped save thousands of people's lives.

     

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