North West Wales

Man airlifted to hospital after Yr Elen Snowdonia fall

Yr Elen peak in the Carneddau range, Snowdonia Image copyright Terry Hughes/Geograph

A man in his 60s has been airlifted to hospital after falling while walking in Snowdonia.

Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue team was called to Yr Elen, in the Carneddau range, at about 14:00 GMT on Saturday.

The man, who had rib and back injuries, was flown to hospital in a rescue helicopter.

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