Nightly News   |  January 27, 2013

On camera: Women, baby airlifted from swamped truck

Dramatic video from a helmet camera shows a baby and two women being airlifted out of a truck in Eastern Australia after flood waters washed the vehicle off the road. NBC’s Lester Holt reports.

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>>> a dramatic rescue this weekend in eastern australia , which has also been dealing with widespread flooding, when a pickup truck carrying two women and a baby washed off a road. a helicopter had to be called in because the child was too small for a regular rescue sling. he was placed in a dive balancing and then hoisted up. the whole thing filmed by the crew of that helicopter on a helmet-mounted camera.