North West Wales

Woman airlifted after falling on Tryfan in Snowdonia

A woman was airlifted to hospital by an RAF rescue helicopter after she slipped and fell several metres down a mountain in Snowdonia.

The walker injured her hip and lower back while descending the south ridge of Tryfan

She was helped by a passing member of Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team before a helicopter arrived from RAF Valley on Anglesey.

Members of Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue were also called to the scene.

The woman was flown to Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor while her family walked off the peak with rescuers.

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