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'Excellent flying' in rescue of climber in Cairngorms

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An Inverness Coastguard search and rescue helicopter crew has been praised for its actions in the rescue of a fallen climber on Thursday.
The climber, who had been with a companion, fell while on Mitre Ridge on Ben a' Bhuird in the Cairngorms.
Braemar Mountain Rescue Team said the climber injured a shoulder after falling a "few metres".
The coastguard crew carried out "some excellent flying" during the rescue, said Braemar MRT.
Members of Aberdeen MRT also attended the call-out in the eastern Cairngorms.

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