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RAC Roadsafety: Rescues

Episode: 15
Title: RAC Roadsafety: Rescues
Broadcast: 13th May 2018
Presenter: Trevor Cochrane

Managed by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) and sponsored by RAC, the two RAC Rescue helicopters provide vital search and rescue and critical care medical services to the WA community.

  • There are three types of missions: Transporting critical care specialists such as paramedics to the scenes of motor vehicle incidents and flying the injured directly to hospital.
  • Supplying essential hospital transfers for patients.
  • Search and rescue efforts for missing people.
  • 65% of the missions flown are for car and motorcycle accidents.

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