After a tragic fatal accident near Moranbah on Thursday 8 July, the Royal Flying Doctor Service transported a critically injured patient to Townsville from Moranbah. Pictured below is Hawker Beechcraft B200 King Air VH-FDA parked at Moranbah Airport waiting for the patient.
Meanwhile on Saturday 3 July, the RFDS celebrated 15 years of having a base at Rockhampton Airport to support Rockhampton and the surrounding areas. The RFDS operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The Rockhampton base is one of eight in Queensland, and covers an area from Cairns to Brisbane, and out as far as Longreach, operating two Beech B200 King Air aircraft VH-FDR and VH-FDW.