Porth Ysgo rescue: Two people rescued from disused mine shaft

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CaveImage source, Aberglaslyn Mountain Rescue Team
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Two casualties were rescued from the shaft, with one being seriously injured

Two people were rescued from a disused mine shaft after falling down it and becoming trapped.

One person was airlifted to hospital after suffering "serious injuries" in the fall down the unused mine shaft in Porth Ysgo, on the Llŷn Peninsula.

The North Wales Cave Rescue Team was flown in on Sunday afternoon to help the Aberglaslyn Mountain Rescue Team evacuate the two casualties.

They were joined by coastguard rescue teams and the Welsh Ambulance.

The seriously injured person was airlifted to Ysbyty Gwynedd by the Emergency Medical Retrieval and Transfer Service - EMRTS Wales (Wales Air Ambulance).

Image source, Aberglaslyn Mountain Rescue Team
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Aberdaron, Abersoch and Criccieth Coastguard Rescue Teams and the North Wales Cave Rescue Organisation were involved