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Coroner: Airport first aid inadequate

Report said firefighters and medics showed insufficient urgency in beginning CPR


By Sam Boyer
The Dominion Post

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Airports have been told to strengthen their first aid practices, after the treatment provided to a fatal heart attack victim at Wellington Airport was ruled "inadequate".

Trevor William Morris, 35, suffered a heart attack at the airport on Aug. 17, 2009, at 7.16 p.m., shortly after arriving on a plane from Christchurch.

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