RACQ Capricorn Rescue has transported two people from Heron Island, in separate incidents.
RACQ Capricorn Rescue has transported two people from Heron Island, in separate incidents.

Two people airlifted from Heron Island

TWO people have been airlifted from Heron Island in the past 24 hours.

RACQ Capricorn Rescue transported 59-year-old American man on Monday night.

It's believed the tourist slipped and fell down the stairwell of a boat after a snorkelling trip, dislocating his shoulder.

He was taken to Rockhampton, arriving shortly after 8pm in a stable condition.

On Tuesday morning the chopper crew transported a 75-year-old New South Wales woman.

She was treated by the on-board doctor and intensive care paramedic for severe abdominal and back pain.

The woman also was flown to Rockhampton in a stable condition.



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