Helicopter rescues now 1,000 km closer for Gascoyne and Pilbara
By Angus Mackintosh,
Thursday April 15, 2021 – 02:22 EST
Archie Steadman being taken by Coral Coast Helicopter Services.
A not-for-profit helicopter rescue service is due to launch in Carnarvon in the middle of this year, filling a much-needed rescue gap across a huge swathe of the Gascoyne and Pilbara.
‘Rotors to the Rescue’ is being founded by Coral Coast Helicopter Services as a way to formalise and fund the rescue efforts they have been flying for years in the region, including during the recent Carnarvon floods.
“Ninety per cent of…