Injured Tryfan mountain climber flown to hospital

A mountain climber has been airlifted to hospital after suffering an ankle injury while on Tryfan in Snowdonia.

Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue was called to the scene but the 54-year-old had to be taken down via helicopter due to the location of the accident.

The man from Buckinghamshire was flown to Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor after the incident at 1750 BST on Thursday.

It was the 46th callout for the rescue team this year compared to 37 for the same period in 2010.

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