North West Wales

Powys man airlifted to hospital after Snowdonia fall

A Powys man has been airlifted to hospital after falling six metres (20ft) while on a Snowdonia peak.

The 45-year-old from Newtown suffered lacerations to the head and leg injuries after falling while on Tryfan at about 16:00 BST.

He was winched aboard an RAF rescue helicopter based at Valley in Anglesey.

The injured man was with a party of four and fell when a rock he was grasping dislodged.

Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Team sent a group of 12 equipped with a stretcher and ropes.

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