Man, 69, dies after Dunbar cliff plunge
- 14 June 2012
- From the section Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland
An elderly man has died after he fell about 20ft from a cliff onto rocks in East Lothian.
Emergency services were called to the scene at Tyninghame Links, near Dunbar, at about 08:10 on Thursday.
Robert Gordon Harkess, 69, who was from East Linton, was airlifted to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary where he died a short time later.
Lothian and Borders Police, the ambulance service, coastguard and the RAF were involved in the rescue.