A long running drama showing the cases tackled by the Royal Flying Doctor Service, who bring medical help to the remote areas of the Australian outback.
A Wrangler and his mental impaired daughter are camping out in the bush. The wrangler's boss Richard Sawyer frightens the girl who runs away, and when her father goes looking for her he is bitten by a snake. The locals start a search of the bush and Constable O'Connor impresses the town by finding the girl.
The RFDS come to the rescue of two old timers trying to save their heritage from the rapacious George Baxter.
New mailman Nick manages to cause friction after he begins charging more than Old Frank. After diabetic Gail Morris refuses to pay for a flight on the mail plane to town despite feeling unwell, it has some disastrous consequences.Watch Now:Amazon
Chris becomess suspicious after Kimberly White's son Todd claims he is frightened of snakes and she believes that there is more to it.
A father, Rex, and his son Tim is heading toward Coopers Crossing whne Tim gets in the boot of the car. They have a caraccident, but is saved in the last minute before the truck burns into a wreck. Tim will be fine, but Geoff finds out Rex's got a heart disease. It isn't curable and Rex wants to spend time with his son. They leave for a farm the following morning. Tim's mother, Jess, turns up in town and claims Rex has kidnapped Tim, she wants him back! At the farm Rex and Tim finds out the person they were looking for had moved but they stay there with Di and Ellie Martin. Suddenly Rex collapses. Geoff and Kate come but Rex died in the plane. Tim decided to stay on the farm to try some country life.
A young girl blames herself for her sister's drowning and loses the will to walk. While taking her to Broken Hill for tests, the plane makes a forced landing, and Geoff and Kate decide to stay the night in an eerie homestead occupied by two strange sisters.
Tom goes to see June Nichols, who is ill. Her radio is broken, so Tom takes June's son Jason to go to the neighbours for help. They have a car accident and than gets lost in the bush. They are found however, in time to save June as well.
Amanda is seeing Mark, who works on her father's property. Her mother doesn't approve and after a fight Mark leaves. Amanda is so upset she tries to kill herself. Debbie got a bump on the head in an accident, and in the plane her headinjury gets worse and she faints. David lands the plane, and Amanda will be fine. But Debbie's pilot's license is withdrawn.
A woman named Lois Murchison takes a bad fall, and can't radio for help. The only one left on the property apart from herself is her very young son Ben. Lois manages to send a call to DJ on a really old radio, but he can't really identify her. Finally Tom finds her and takes her to hospital. Chris has applied for a top job in Sydney, and she got it - but turned it down!
An old man is found in the forrest, he claims to be searching for someone. He is dehydrated and goes to hospital, but runs away. It turned out he had crashed a plane outside the Crossing during the war, and his mates had died in the crash, he wanted to see the plane and the grave. He felt guilty for his friends dying, so I wanted to kill himself out there but was rescued by his son, Geoff and Emma.
Jacko is babtizing a baby who is ralated to Sam. Afterwords Sam discovers some burnmarks on Jacko's hands. He is taken to hospital and diagnosed with leprosy. He can be treated but everyone is upset and stays away from him. He gets sad and flies away without telling anyone. When they find out and try calling him on the radio there's no answer. Geoff and Sam follows him and manages to locate him. They talk to him and soon Father Jacko is himself again!
An aboriginal couple, the woman pregnant, has a car accident, but is all right. The man, Joe, gets a job on a farm and his wife Sheena accompanies him. Joe gets fired and they both move to an aboriginal camp nearby. Sheena is about to have her baby but something is wrong. Joe goes for help, but is beaten up. Finally David and Geoff comes and they also find out about Sheena. Geoff realizes he won't be back in town for his wedding which will take place the following morning. Kate refuses to postpone the wedding, which means they are joined together in holy marriage over the radio!
A young boy named Ricky gets hit by lightning. David, Kate and Sam manages to get there, but the storm makes sure they can't take off. Ricky is in agony and Kate wants to let Ricky die. But David says he, as a doctor, can't just let a patient die. Finally a helicopter gets there and Ricky is brought to hospital. He will be all right.Watch Now:Amazon
A lady named Essie Harrington is selling her property. Two japanese men shows up at the auction and they lay the highest bid. This upsets almost everybody, especially since Essie's husband was killed by the Japanese during the war. The tension is to much for Essie, she collapses and is brought to hospital. When she feels better David says he'll tke her back home, but someone has sabotaged the plane, thinking David would fly the japanese men. David makes a force landing, and he and Essie are ok. Essie decided to sell her property to the neighbours and the japanses men leaves!
Doctor David Ratcliff from Broken Hill arrives. Jimmy and Sally McCarthy has a caraccident. Sally will be fine, but Jimmy has massive braindamage. David says Jimmy is clinicly dead and wants to call the transplant unit. But Chris wants to wait for Geoff, he is out on a clinicround. When he comes home he confirms what David's been saying, Jimmy is clinicly dead. But David has acted very badly toward Jimmy's parents. Despite that, they agree to a transplant! Chris wonders if Geoff and Kate really are getting married, since Paula say they are. Kate hesitates, but finally says ""yes""!!!
A crop duster friend of Sam's named Bob gets work for Baxter but he has turned into a Enviromentalist and sprays water/milk over the crops. Baxter is not impressed and wants Constable O'Connor to arrest him. Bob tells Sam about his 8yr old son being killed when he sprayed himself with chemical from a tank. Bob decides to make a statement by threatening to empty chemicals into Canberra's water supply. bob gets killed and Sam finds out there were no chemicals aboard his plane.
A boy finds out his mother is having an affair with another landowner. The boy falls off his horse and complains of pain in his legs. chris can find nothing wrong with the boy and suggests he go home. He hears his parents talking of divorce and falls ill again. Sam and Chris devise a way to find out if he is faking or not. Marty is forever talking about leaving for Surfer's Paradise so DJ, Constable O'Connor and Sam set up the Surfer's Carnival.
A rich man called Barry Ryan comes to town. He is out with some horses when Luke, who is nearby, hears a shot. Barry has been shot and is taken to hospital. But Jack has a problem, it seem no one was out there except Barry - and Luke. Jack finds out Luke once killed a cop, and puts him in jail. Finally it turns out Barry was trying to kill himself, and Jack and Luke are friends again.
DJ gets a call, a stationhand has a broken leg. Chris flies out and sees the worker - who turns out to be Tom Callaghan!! He isn't too badly hurt and everybody wonders why Tom isn't working as a doctor. They throw him a big welcome-back-party at the pub, but he acts strangely and is very rude. The following the his flies out to the property where he is working with David. But in the plane David is stung by wasps and has an allergic reaction. Tom performs a tracheotomy and calls Mayday. Sam is out on a clinicround and can't help, so Chris takes a Cessna up and tries to talk Tom down. Amazingly he manages to land the plane with only a few difficulties. Later Tom talks to Chris about some things he experienced in Africa, but then leaves for the farm.
A man named Harry has inherited a kidneydisease from his father and needs a new kidney. The only one who might be able to give it to him is his brother Johnnie, but he disappeared in Vietnam during the war. Harry's father dies and at the funural his wife Julia sees Johnnie, but Harry doesn't her. When Johnnie ends up in hospital, it turns out Julia was right, it is Johnnie! He gives his kidney to Harry!
A couple of air balloons drop in on the clinic run. As the Nomad is in for some expensive repairs, a balloon race is organised in order to help raise dome funds. Kate and Geoff compete in different balloons but things do not run according to plan afterone of the other competitors develops a hernia mid-flight.
A drought in the area leaves everyone fractious. After the pub runs out of beer, Vic travels to Broken Hill to get some more leaving Lucy in control. Marty takes over after Lucy becomes ill but Emma is furious with him for abandoning his responsibilities at the garage.
Nick is mending a windmill and ends up coming to the rescue of a pregnant woman called Kerry whose car has broken down. After she begins having contractions he helps to deliver the baby. After Kerry's boss shows up in town demanding to have the money and car that she stole off him returned, things turn nasty.Watch Now:Amazon
Johnno Johnson, the new Flying Doctor pilot, arrives in the Crossing and immediately finds himself tested. Ex miner Les is convinced he has contracted asbestosis as a result of his work down the mines. Les has a compensation claim in with the mining company and, as he believes he is going to die, plans to give the money to Matt who is keen to become a pilot. However when Les learns the truth about his health and discovers the mining company will not pay out, Matt steals Johnno's plane.
Tom is treating a girl named Kim, she's burnt her hands. She falls in love with Tom and follows him everywhere which is a bit embarresing. She follows him to the airport and climbs into the cargospace in front of the plane when they go on a clinicround. They find her there after a while and she has to stay with them over night. The following day she finds out her mother will come. She is very upset and runs away. Tom finds her on top of a windmill and manages, though difficulties, get her down. They found out Kim's schizophrenic and she will go back to town for treatment.
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