Patient Stories Archives - CareFlight
Going the extra mile with Zach

Going the extra mile with Zach

22/03/2019 - For most 13-year-olds, boarding a plane is something that ignites excitement, wonder and anticipation for what their place of landing holds. For 13-year-old Zach Armstrong, his reality is much...

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Lily Cross CareFlight Appeal

Lily’s amazing revival

16/4/18 - When little Lily Cross was pulled from the river, there were no signs of life. If not for CareFlight, little Lily would not be with us today...

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CareFlight's children summer safety around window

CareFlight doctors issue window warning as weather warms

On average, one child falls from a window or balcony every week in Australia. Tragically, the resulting injuries and deaths are entirely preventable...

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Garry meets CareFlight crew at helicopter base

Garry gives back and inspires us all with story of survival

Garry Maloney's memories of encountering a CareFlight crew earlier this year remain hazy but there’s one important thing he says he will never forget ends....

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Laurel visits CareFlight doctor and pilot

CareFlight lands for Laurel

On Anzac Day 2015, the CareFlight crew flew to save the life of a young mother, Laurel, who had been in a horrific car crash. Without CareFlight, she would not be here today...

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Ryan meets CareFlight crew

Ryan’s Story

In 2015, we helped save the life of Ryan Lockard. He describes how being picked up by CareFlight’s rapid response rescue medical crew and helicopter has changed his life...

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Matt Gane visits CareFlight and says thanks

Matt’s miraculous recovery

When Matt Gane’s mustering helicopter came down in a remote corner of the Northern Territory, CareFlight launched a complex rescue mission...

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Baby Alexis patient

Emergency Flight to save newborn Alexis

CareFlight flies baby Alexis from Darwin to Melbourne to get the specialist medical care she desperately needs...

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Kylie’s Story

The family of a young woman who was attacked by a shark in Tonga contacted CareFlight International Air Ambulance to bring her home to Australia....

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