Bidean nam Bian, seen from Stob Coire nan Lochan. Photo: Subflux CC-BY-2.0

Bidean nam Bian, seen from Stob Coire nan Lochan. Photo: Subflux [CC-2.0]

A woman was airlifted to safety after a fall from a mountain in Glencoe.

Police were alerted to the incident at about 3.20pm yesterday, Saturday. The walker was injured after a fall from Bidean nam Bian.

A spokesperson for Northern Constabulary said the woman fell while walking in the Stob Coire nam Beith and Stob Coire nan Lochan area. Members of the Glencoe Mountain Rescue Team and RAF mountain rescuers went to the walker’s aid.

A Sea King helicopter from HMS Gannet, Prestwick, flew the woman from the mountain.

The spokesperson said: “The female was treated at the Belford Hospital, Fort William, and then transferred to Raigmore Hospital, Inverness for treatment to her injuries which are not believed to be life threatening.”

No further details of the walker are being released.

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