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A 27-year-old man is recovering after falling 100 metres from Helvellyn, the Lake District's third highest mountain.
He was climbing above Red Tarn and suffered a dislocated shoulder and a fractured ankle. The man, from Cheshire, was airlifted to hospital.
A 27-year-old man had to be rescued after falling 100 metres from Helvellyn, the Lake District's third highest mountain.
The man had fallen while climbing on the head wall of Helvellyn above Red Tarn and sustained a dislocated shoulder and a fractured ankle.
He was treated at scene by Paterdale Mountain Rescue Team and Great North Air Ambulance Service paramedic before being air lifted.
the team also attended a rescue involving a father and son who had fallen while descending an icy path.
Both were treated for leg injuries and airlifted from the scene by a Navy Sea King helicopter.