Police confirm five children and one adult have been taken to hospital in Aberdeen following a ski lift derailment at the Lecht ski centre. A further 30 people were rescued.
A spokesman for the Lecht Ski Centre centre has told STV News that six people had been injured in a chairlift derailment in Aberdeenshire and 36 people, who had been trapped, had been rescued by fire crews.
The Scottish Ambulance Service said it was dealing with "possible leg and spine injuries".
An RAF helicopter is en route to the scene from Prestwick to assist other people from the mountain
Dave Webster from RAF Mountain Rescue said more than ten people had required assistance off the mountain after the chairlift came off of its pulley system.
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Those trapped on a chairlift, which derailed at the Lecht ski centre in Aberdeenshire, have now been freed. Six people have been injured.
– Grampian Police spokesman
A small number of people are believed to be injured and more are stranded on chairlifts after the incident, which happened around 3.25pm.
There are no details on the extent of injuries as yet, but the focus is currently on evacuating those injured and rescuing those who remain on the chairlift.
A number of skiers are believed to have been injured following the suspected derailment of a chairlift at the Lecht Ski Centre, near Tomintoul.
Further people are believed to be stranded on chairlfts after the incident, which took place at 3.25pm.
Grampian Police Mountain Rescue Team are en route to the centre to help in the rescue of those stranded. Units from Grampian Fire and Rescue Service and the Scottish Ambulance Service have also been called to the scene.