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British tourist hurt on Lady Elliot Island

RACQ CareFlight Rescue has airlifted a British tourist who was injured while disembarking from a boat on Lady Elliot Island.
RACQ CareFlight Rescue has airlifted a British tourist who was injured while disembarking from a boat on Lady Elliot Island. Courtesy RACQ CareFlight Rescue

RACQ CareFlight Rescue has airlifted a British tourist who was injured while disembarking from a boat on Lady Elliot Island.

The Bundaberg-based helicopter was called to the Island around 11am this morning.

Where a 51 year old woman from London was stepping onto the beach when a wave pushed the ramp of a glass-bottom boat against her leg.

She suffered a suspected fractured ankle and was taken to Bundaberg Base Hospital in a stable condition.

Lady Elliot Island lies 46 nautical miles north-east of Bundaberg.

Topics:  airlift, lady elliot island, racq careflight, rescue




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