RAF helicopter rescues woman after fall in peak district

rescueRB'A woman is rescued by an RAF Sea King helicopter after falling near Kinder Scout in the Peak District.

rescueRB'A woman is rescued by an RAF Sea King helicopter after falling near Kinder Scout in the Peak District.

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AN RAF Sea King helicopter was called to help rescue a female walker with back and head injuries after falling 20ft in the upper reaches of Crowden Brook which leads on to Kinder Scout in the Peak District.

The woman, from Cornwall, was treated at the scene by members of Edale and Buxton mountain rescue teams before being flown to the Northern General Hospital late on Sunday afternoon.

Her injuries were described as non-life-threatening.