Teenager injured in 50-foot cliff fall in Dunbar

The cliffs at Dunbar Castle, where a teenager fell and was airlifted by helicopter to hospital.
The cliffs at Dunbar Castle, where a teenager fell and was airlifted by helicopter to hospital.

A 16-year-old girl was airlifted to hospital after falling 50 feet from cliffs at Dunbar Castle yesterday.

The fire service, coast guard and ambulance service launched a join rescue after being called to Dunbar Castle in East Lothian just before 3pm on Sunday June 7.

The cliffs at Dunbar Castle, where a teenager fell and was airlifted to hospital.

The cliffs at Dunbar Castle, where a teenager fell and was airlifted to hospital.

A spokeswoman for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: “A 16-year-old female had fallen over cliffs and on to rocks 50 feet below.

“The fire service administered oxygen to the casualty who was airlifted to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary suffering from neck injuries, a suspected broken leg, suspected head and spinal injuries.”

Teenager falls 60 feet from Dunbar rocks, RNLI and RAF helicopter rescue June 2015

Teenager falls 60 feet from Dunbar rocks, RNLI and RAF helicopter rescue June 2015