Wales

Woman airlifted after mountain fall in Snowdonia

  • 11 August 2014
  • From the section Wales
Gelli Iago
Image caption The 63 year old fell at Gelli Iago and was taken to hospital with a broken ankle

A woman was airlifted to hospital she fell and broke her ankle while walking in Snowdownia.

The 63-year-old, from Wolverhampton, was in the area of Gelli Iago, near Beddgelert with a group when the accident happened on Sunday.

Nine members of the Aberglaslyn Mountain Rescue Team were called to the difficult terrain after someone from the woman's group raised the alarm.

A helicopter from RAF Valley took the woman to Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor.