Man airlifted from bulk carrier off Gladstone

October 7, 2022 10:45 am in by


The RACQ CapRescue has airlifted a man from a bulk carrier, 260 kilometres east of Gladstone.

The crews was called around 5am on Friday, to transfer a man in his 50s suffering a medical episode. 

The Rescue300 helicopter was able to land on the vessel.

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The onboard Paramedic treated the patient there, stabilising him before transporting him to the hangar on the mainland.

The man was then taken by road to the Rockhampton Hospital.