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Injured man airlifted from Fraser Island

A man has been airlifted from Fraser Island by RACQ CareFlight Rescue after suffering a suspected leg injury.

The man, aged in his 70s, had been fitting weatherboard planks to a home when one of the planks fell and badly injured his leg.

The Bundaberg RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter was called to Orchid Beach at 4.40pm to airlift the man to hospital.

He was flown to Bundaberg Base Hospital in a stable condition.