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Fisherman injured following nasty fall

A 24-year-old man has been seriously injured after the rock he was standing on gave way. 

It's believed the man feel approximately 8 metres then spent around 12 hours in bush land before reaching help at Stanthorpe Hospital. 

The Toowoomba-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked to the hospital just after 8 o'clock this morning. 

The aeromedical crew then flew the 24-year-old to Toowoomba hospital. 

He was transported in a stable condition. 

2017 was a record year for LifeFlight for lifesaving missions with its aeromedical crews, community helicopters and Air Ambulance jets performing a record 5,344 missions throughout Queensland and around the world.

LifeFlight is a community-based charity funded and supported by the LifeFlight Foundation

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www.lifeflightfoundation.org.au