Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Air Rescuer Carries Worth

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Air Rescuer Carries Worth

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Byline: Shannon Newley shannon.newley@dailyexaminer.com.au

ALEC Campbell would like to take a second ride in a helicopter a this time not strapped to a stretcher.

The 11-year-old Eatonville boy was airlifted by the Westpac Helicopter last June after falling from his horse Lucy and she trampled him.

A year on and Alec is well and truly back in the saddle a competing at a show in Bellingen yesterday a but his mother Lyn said there was still an important message to be taken from Alecas experience.

aThe Westpac Helicopter is such a worthwhile and such a necessary thing we need to have,a she said.

aAlec may have only had a minor accident in the end but we didnat know that at the time.

aHad it have been worse...a

Mrs Campbell said she was looking at ways to give back to the not-for-profit organisation through fund- raising. …

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