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4 Aug 2021 15:43
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  •   Home > News > Accident and Emergency

    The pilot injured after a helicopter crash during a wedding in Canterbury has been moved from hospital to the Burwood Spinal Unit

    The pilot injured after a helicopter crash during a wedding in Canterbury has been moved from hospital to the Burwood Spinal Unit


    The Robinson R44 lost power shortly after take off - at the Terrace Downs Resort, near Mt Hutt, with a newly married couple, photographer and pilot on board.

    A spokesperson from Wyndon Aviation says the pilot has been transferred to Burwood to begin treatment and rehabilitation.

    Photographer Rachel Jordan also sustained spinal injuries - and has undergone surgeries - on her arms, ankles and feet

    As well, the newlyweds have both undergone surgeries for broken backs.

    Testing will be carried out on the helicopter's engine this week

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