Man airlifted to hospital after falling from cliffs

Emergency services were called to the scene near Portsoy on Monday evening.

Coastguard: A helicopter was used to rescue the man (file pic). <strong>Craignure CRT</strong>
Coastguard: A helicopter was used to rescue the man (file pic). Craignure CRT

A man has been airlifted to hospital after falling from cliffs in Aberdeenshire.

The man, thought to be in his 50s, fell around ten metres from the cliffs near Portsoy on Monday evening.

Emergency services including police, coastguard teams and an RNLI lifeboat were called to the scene at around 6.30.

A coastguard helicopter was deployed to rescue the man, who was then flown to hospital.

ADVERT

His injures were described as “non life-threatening”.


You're up to date

You've read today's top stories. Where would you like to go next?