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Man airlifted after fall from roof

An elderly man has been airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue with head and chest injuries after falling from a roof late yesterday.

The man in his seventies is believed to have fallen three metres from the roof of the family home at Gaeta, 100 kilometres west of Bundaberg.

The RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked to the scene just before 6pm.

The patient was treated on the scene by the QAS before being airlifted by RACQ CareFlight Rescue to Bundaberg Base Hospital.

He travelled in a stable condition.