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A NSW Rescue helicopter is to be returned to Tasmania after being damaged by a storm that has killed 10 people across the state.
A spokeswoman for the state Emergency Management Agency confirmed the helicopter had been placed on hold while it repaired damage in the nearby community of Lismore.
“We want to reassure the public the helicopter will be safe on the flight to Tasmania,” she said.
The NSW SAA helicopter was sent up the north coast of the state on Wednesday, returning in the morning to Hobart.
Two other helicopters also were sent to rescue rescuers in the state’s north, as well as in NSW’s south and in the country as far south as Darwin.
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The helicopter’s mission was to provide a first-class air-lift and communications services to the region.
Emergency Communications Superintendent Tim Siewert saigospelhitzd the area was still a “very busy area, with heavy rain, wind and severe flooding”.
“We are trying to do everything we can to assist the local communities to ensure they are at ease,” he said.
The rescue chopper is expected to have a fresh crew in time to fly back to New S바카라사이트outh Wales on Friday, Siewert said.
“We’ll have the helicopter up and running in time to do the mission, but it will come in to service on Friday,” he said.
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