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Man airlifted from central tower of York Minster

A man has been winched from the roof of York Minster after being taken ill.

The Yorkshire Air Ambulance requested assistance from the UK Coastguard just after 11:00 BST to airlift the man from the building.

Staff at the cathedral said he became ill on the viewing platform of the 235ft (72m) high central tower.

  • 05 Oct 2017