Little boy plunges off a MOUNTAIN as dramatic footage emerges of the moment chopper crew swoop down to rescue him
- A boy hospital with serious injures after falling 30 metres down a mountain
- The boy was near the summit of Table Top Mountain, in Queensland, when he fell
- A rescue helicopter airlifted the boy 125 km to the state’s Children’s Hospital
A little boy is in hospital with serious injuries to his head and spine after falling 30 metres down the side of a mountain.
Rescue helicopters were called at 4:45pm on Sunday to Table Top Mountain, in Queensland’s Toowoomba region, after the young boy fell down the rocky embankment while on his way to the summit.
RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter crew were winched out of the aircraft (pictured) down to the injured boy after they received a call that the young child had fallen down an embankment at Table Top Mountain in Queensland
Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) and Fire and Emergency Service officers climbed up the mountain but were unable to transport him through the rocky terrain.
Dramatic footage shows the moment a Toowoomba-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter crew locate the injured boy and swoop out of the aircraft down to him.
LifeFlight’s critical care doctor and a flight paramedic treated the boy for head and spinal injuries.
The primary school aged boy was placed in a stretcher and winched into the helicopter before he was airlifted 125 km to the Queensland Children’s Hospital.
The boy is in serious condition.
The helicopter’s critical care doctor and a Queensland Ambulance Services flight paramedic (pictured) treated the little boy for head and spinal injuries before he was airlifted to the state’s Children’s Hospital