Highlands & Islands

Injured Cairngorms hillwalker flown to hospital

Coastguard helicopter Image copyright MCA
Image caption The man was flown to hospital by the coastguard

A hillwalker was flown to hospital after getting injured in wintry conditions in the Cairngorms.

A coastguard helicopter was called in after members of Braemar Mountain Rescue Team located the 57-year-old during a search on Wednesday night.

The man was taken to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness for treatment.

An Inverness Coastguard helicopter was involved in the rescue operation.