Update: Man airlifted after fall from Ilfracombe coastpath

15:35 16 June 2014

The casualty is winched to the Seaking rescue helicopter from Chivenor. Picture: Marnie Quy.

The casualty is winched to the Seaking rescue helicopter from Chivenor. Picture: Marnie Quy.

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Emergency services on scene following fall on Monday afternoon.

HM Coastguard.HM Coastguard.

A man was airlifted to hospital with a suspected broken arm after falling from the coastpath above White Pebble Beach at the Torrs in Ilfracombe yesterday (Monday).

The 40-year-old was winched up to the Chivenor search and rescue helicopter after South Western Ambulance Service called for assistance at around 1.10pm. Ilfracombe and Mortehoe coastguard teams were also on hand.

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