Air ambulance called after woman falls at Forbidden Corner

The Great North Air Ambulance Service is one of the charities to benefit.

A woman was airlifted to hospital after falling at a Yorkshire Dales tourism attraction yesterday.

The woman, who was in her 60s, fell at the Forbidden Corner, near Middleham, and suffered a hip and wrist injury.

The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to the scene at 4.30pm on Saturday.

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A spokesman for the GNAAS said: “We were called to help Yorkshire Ambulance Service after a 62-year-old woman fell, sustaining hip and wrist injuries in an inaccessible area.

“The patient was treated on scene and on the way to hospital by the GNAAS trauma team.

“She was flown to James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough.”

The flight took 13 minutes and the patient was stable on arrival.