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Lost hikers located by rescue helicopter

The Sunshine Coast based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked at 9:22PM last night to conduct a search and rescue operation near Mount Nebo.

Queensland Police Service were conducting a search for two 60 year old hikers who had not returned from a bush walk.

The RACQ LifeFlight Rescue service flew to the search area and shortly located the missing pair in the bush land.

Aircrewmen winched down the Queensland Ambulance Service paramedic to the individuals who then walked the hikers out to waiting emergency services. 

The rescue helicopter returned to base while the flight paramedic was driven back by Queensland Police staff.