|VH-VAU at Rockhampton Airport (File photo)|
It appears that it may have ferried to Far North Queensland to replace the usually Horn Island-based Babcock Mission Critical Services Australasia Bell 412EP VH-PXY which operates locally on medical evacuation flights as “Rescue 700”.
|VH-PXY at Horn Island Airport (File photo)|
VH-PXY appears to be undergoing planned maintenance.
And on Wednesday 22 May, VH-VAU was noted operating out of Horn Island as “Rescue 700”.
UPDATE! It appears that on Saturday 1 June, VH-PXY returned to service at Horn Island as “Rescue 700”. While on Sunday 2 June, VH-VAU ferried back South to Rockhampton Airport.
Photos taken by Russell Prothero and Ryan Hothersall ©