Prussia Cove cliff fall man airlifted to hospital

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

The man, who is in his 30s, fell about 35ft (11m) at Prussia Cove near Porthleven on Saturday evening.

Falmouth Coastguard co-ordinated the rescue involving a helicopter from RNAS Culdrose and the Penzance coastguard team.

The man was flown to Derriford Hospital in Plymouth with serious, but not life-threatening, injuries.

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