The rescue scene on Lingmoor Fell. Photo: GNAAS

The rescue scene on Lingmoor Fell. Photo: GNAAS

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after breaking his leg in a fall.

The 57-year-old Kendal man was walking on Lingmoor Fell today, Saturday, when he slipped and injured himself.

Langdale Ambleside Mountain Rescue Team was called out and the Great North Air Ambulance Service’s Pride of Cumbria helicopter flew from its base near Penrith to the fell, between Great and Little Langdale.

A Great North Air Ambulance spokesperson said: “He was treated at the scene by the GNAAS crew and assisted by Langdale Ambleside Mountain Rescue Team he was then flown for treatment to Furness General Hospital in Barrow.”

The walker’s condition was described as stable on arrival at the hospital.

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