Rescuers help injured kayaker
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Kayaker in helicopter rescue after waterfall injury

Three mountain rescue teams and a helicopter crew rescued an injured kayaker by waterfalls in the Brecon Beacons.

Central Beacons Mountain Rescue Team said the man, who was treated for spinal injuries, had managed to get himself to the riverbank on Sunday.

Brecon Mountain Rescue Team and Western Beacons Mountain Search and Rescue Team helped with the rescue along with a Coastguard helicopter crew based at Caernarfon.

The injured man was winched into the helicopter and taken to hospital.

  • 08 Feb 2016