A WALKER was flown to hospital by helicopter after suffering a significant fall in the Dumyat area.

Emergency services and mountain rescue volunteers came to the aid of the female walker on Sunday, June 16, morning.

Ochils Mountain Rescue Team worked with colleagues from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service to set up a number of technical rope rescue systems after being alerted to the incident by police just before 11am.

While the rope systems were set up, medics from Scottish Ambulance Service and a BASICS Scotland doctor treated the woman who is said to have fallen "a significant distance".

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According to mountain rescue volunteers, the casualty was extracted from a gully and winched aboard by Maritime and Coastguard Agency rescue helicopter 199 from Prestwick to be flown to hospital.

A Police Scotland spokesperson told the Advertiser: “Around 10.55am on Sunday, June 16, 2024, we received a report of a woman injured on Dumyat, Stirling.

"Officers assisted partners and the woman was taken to hospital."