Woman airlifted to hospital after 40ft digger plunge
A woman was airlifted to hospital after a digger plunged 40ft (12m) down an embankment in Perthshire.
The woman was trapped in the front-loading digger at Mains of Pitcastle farm, near Pitlochry, following the incident at about 16:00 on Wednesday.
Fire crews used rope equipment and a longboard to free her from the vehicle at the bottom of the embankment.
The woman, who is in her 40s, was flown to Ninewells Hospital in Dundee with non-life-threatening injuries.