Woman airlifted to hospital after Heron Island snorkelling incident

March 24, 2023 9:05 am in by
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A woman has been airlifted to hospital after a snorkelling incident off Heron Island.

It’s believed she ingested a significant amount of water, after some complications while swimming at around 8.00am yesterday.

The intrastate traveller was initially treated by the Island Nurse.

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The RACQ CapRescue Helicopter left base at around 9.00am.

The woman in her 60s was stabilised and flown to Rockhampton Hospital by the RACQ CapRescue crew, for further observation.