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Westpac Rescue Helicopter responds to EPIRB activation on Franklin River | The Advocate

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A North-West woman was airlifted out of the Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park on Saturday evening. Earlier in the day, Tasmania Police were advised of a personal locator beacon activation by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority. The Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched, and the 61-year-old was found in the Great Ravine area. She had been injured while kayaking on the Franklin River with a group, but her injuries were not life-threatening. She was taken to the Royal Hobart Hospital.

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