La Gomera air rescue

 

An air rescue had to be carried out on La Gomera after a hiker in her 60s fell and broke her wrist.

The accident happened in an area of difficult terrain so the 1-1-2 control centre had to call in the emergency helicopter.

The 67-year-old woman was out walking in Alajeró. Once located, she was flown to hospital in San Sebastián.

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