A stricken climber was airlifted to hospital on Sunday after plunging nearly 50 toes from cliffs in Fife.
The person is believed to have suffered spinal accidents within the fall at Hawcraig Level in Aberdour at round 12.30pm.
Rescue crews discovered him mendacity on the seashore and labored shortly to haul him again up the cliff because the incoming tide threatened their efforts.
An air ambulance from Prestwick was known as to the scene and the charity air ambulance was additionally in attendance, together with coastguard crews and police.
The person, who was acutely aware and chatting with rescuers, was airlifted to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.
His situation just isn’t but identified.
The RNLI lifeboat from Kinghorn additionally raced to the positioning as a back-up amid considerations the injured climber might need to be eliminated by sea.
Neil Chalmers from Kinghorn Lifeboat mentioned: “We ended up stretchering him and our crew, together with the police, ambulance crews, coastguard and everybody else who was there hand-hauled him up the slope to the air ambulance which had landed on the grass in entrance of the restaurant.”
Hawcraig Level overlooks Aberdour’s Black Sands and has been well-liked with climbers for many years.