Mid Wales

Man, 24, rescued after cliff fall near Aberystwyth

A Sea King helicopter Image copyright RNLI/Dave Mansell
Image caption RNLI rescue teams from Aberystwyth attended the incident

A 24-year-old man has been flown to hospital after falling 30ft (9m) down a cliff onto rocks near Aberystwyth.

Milford Haven Coastguard were alerted to the incident near Blaenplwyf just before 14:40 BST.

A Sea King rescue helicopter from RAF Valley flew the man to Morriston Hospital in Swansea. He has been described as dazed but conscious.

A second man was also rescued from the cliff face but was reported to be uninjured.

RNLI rescue teams from Aberystwyth attended.

Image copyright RNLI/Dave Mansell
Image caption The man was flown to hospital by a Sea King rescue helicopter

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