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Russell Island man airlifted to hospital

A 73-year-old Russell Island man has been airlifted from the small Moreton Bay community this afternoon, after succumbing to a pre-existing medical condition.

The Brisbane RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked to fly to the scene just before 1.20pm.

The LifeFlight medical crew worked with Queensland Ambulance Service paramedics on the island, to stabilise the man for flight , before transporting him to the Princess Alexandra Hospital in a stable condition.