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Man fallen from cliff at Blackmans Bay

Number of rescue: 1

Bushwalker Rescue

Aug 26 2015

Blackmans Bay, Tasmania

Today the Westpac Rescue Helicopter was activated in relation to a 32 year old man who had fallen down a cliff at Blackmans Bay.

Media Release

About 3.30pm today the Westpac Rescue Helicopter was activated in relation to a 32 year old man who had fallen down a cliff at Blackmans Bay.  Police and ambulance personnel were on the scene when the helicopter winched a paramedic and police rescue crew to the scene.

The man was placed in a stretcher and winched into the aircraft before being flown to hospital in a stable condition with arm and leg injuries.

Footage of the mission is available from Rotorlift.

Michael Preshaw
Tasmania Police Search and Rescue

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