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Injured Woman Winched Off Mountain

Image: Courtesy RACQ LifeFlight Rescue

The Sunshine Coast-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has winched an injured woman off one of the Glasshouse Mountains.

The helicopter was called into action just after 1:30PM on Sunday.  

It's believed the hiker, aged in her 60s, injured her lower leg.  

Video: Courtesy RACQ LifeFlight Rescue

Paramedics and Fire Crews were already at the scene, when the rescue chopper arrived.

The QAS Flight Paramedic was winched down to the mountain to retrieve the patient, before the pair were hoisted up to the chopper.

The woman was flown to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.

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