Highlands & Islands

Walker falls 400ft from ridge in Glen Shiel

A hillwalker has been airlifted to hospital after falling 400ft (122m) from a ridge in the Highlands.

Members of the Skye and the Kintail Mountain Rescue Teams located the man at the Forcan Ridge, in Glen Shiel.

The Stornoway Coastguard helicopter took him to Raigmore hospital in Inverness.

The extent of his injuries are not known.