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Man airlifted after falling six metres

The Mount Isa based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was tasked  shortly before 11am on Saturday to Gregory Downs north of Mount Isa after reports a male had fallen from a considerable height.

It's believed the man fell from a tree whilst trying to jump into shallow water.

Once on scene the Rescue helicopters Intensive Care Paramedic treated the young male's injuries. 

He was airlifted to Mount Isa Hospital in 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

To support the LifeFlight Foundation visit:
www.lifeflightfoundation.org.au