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Man dies after falling from beauty spot cliffs

Bullers of Buchan Image copyright Paul Birrell

A man has died after falling from cliffs near Cruden Bay in Aberdeenshire.

A rescue operation, involving the coastguard and RNLI, was launched at about 17:30 on Saturday at the beauty spot Bullers of Buchan.

The 41-year-old, from the Ellon area, was airlifted by helicopter to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, but it was later confirmed he had died.

The man has not yet been named.

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