Man airlifted after terrible fall near Gympie

A man had to be airlifted from near Curra this morning.
A man had to be airlifted from near Curra this morning.

THE Sunshine Coast RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has airlifted a 75 year old man after he fell from a ladder at a property near Curra, north of Gympie, this morning.

It's believed the man was working on the roof of a friend's house when the accident occurred. 

The 75-year-old suffered head injuries and was treated on the scene by Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) paramedics before being flown to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital.

He was transported in a stable condition.

2016-17 was a record year for LifeFlight for lifesaving missions with its aeromedical crews, community helicopters and Air Ambulance jets performing a record 5342 missions throughout Queensland and around the world.

LifeFlight is a community-based charity that relies on donations from the public and community support to the LifeFlight Foundation.

To support the LifeFlight Foundation visit:

Topics:  airlift curra emergency fallen gympie emergency rescue chopper

Gympie Times

Rattler: 'We can't stop now we've spent too much'

CALL TO ACTION: Councillor Glen Hartwig says the Rattler project delay can be blamed solely on one person.

Hartwig slams $2m blowout announcement as "spin”

86kms from the surf won't stop Gympie teen entrepreneur

Will Dawkings body surfing with one of his hand planes.

13-year-old Will breaks into surf industry with his unique designs

Extended services for Excelsior Medical

Excelsior Medical Extension. Dr John Manton inside the new extension, which is due to be completed at the end of next week.

Gympie clinic will soon become medical hub

Local Partners