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Title: Operation Seagull
Authors: Central Coast Express
Issue Date: 18-Sep-1979
Abstract: Article regarding Gosford District Hospital in the Central Coast Express Newspaper, 18th September 1979. "Operation Seagull". Image: See Description.
Description: Article of Images, caption 1 reads: LEFT: A "patient is placed into a waiting ambulance ready for transport to hospital, following the mock bus and petrol tanker disaster at Wyoming which concentrated 200 police and rescue personnel in Gosford for the exercise. A hospital tent (background right) was set up to take the "casualties" as they were removed from the overturned bus. Caption 2 reads: BELOW: "Injured" lay everywhere after the bus and petrol tanker "disaster" at Wyoming on Wednesday. Operation Seagull, as the exercise was called, was organised by NSW Police to test the ability of police and rescue units to effectively carry out a rescue operation involving 50 dead and injured people in a major disaster of the nature simulated.
Publicaton type: Memorabilia
Subject: Newspaper Articles;Gosford District Hospital
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