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Man hurt in Styhead Tarn fall

A man has been flown to hospital after falling at Styhead Tarn in the Lake District.

The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was requested to assist Keswick Mountain Rescue Team at 4pm yesterday, Sunday 25 February.

With the Cumbria-based team busy on another task, the North-East crew responded from Newcastle Airport.

A spokesman for GNAAS said: “A man, aged in his 50s had fallen while out walking at Styhead Tarn.

“He had sustained various non-life threatening injuries.

“On scene, he was handed over to our crew and he was flown to hospital in Carlisle.

“The flight took just 12 minutes and the patient was stable on arrival.”

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