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CareFlight winches missing man to safety

An 83-year-old man missing in the Toowoomba region since yesterday has been found, and winched to safety by RACQ CareFlight Rescue.

The CareFlight team joined the search again this morning.

The elderly man was located in bushland near Prince Henry Heights in Toowoomba at around 11am.

RACQ CareFlight Rescue’s Intensive Care Flight Paramedic was winched down through bushland to reach the man.

“He was found fine and well with no visible injuries,” RACQ CareFlight Rescue Aircrewman Richard Mitchell said.

RACQ CareFlight Rescue airlifted the man to Toowoomba Base Hospital for observation.

He travelled in a stable condition.