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Woman airlifted to hospital after fall on Isle of Skye

Category: Scotland

Published: 8th Jun 2012 07:14:46

A 69-year-old French woman has been airlifted to hospital after a fall on the Isle of Skye.

The woman had been hill-walking as part of a group when she fell about 30m (98ft) at about 18:00 on Thursday.

A spokesman for Northern Constabulary said she suffered an ankle and back injury.

She was airlifted to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness by a coastguard rescue helicopter where she is being treated for her injuries.

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