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Woman injured in Pembrokeshire cliff ledge fall

RNLI lifeguards in west Wales
RNLI lifeguards patrol Whitesands in Pembrokeshire

A 28-year-old woman was rescued after falling more than 6ft (1.8m) from a cliff ledge in Pembrokeshire.

The holidaymaker suffered a suspected broken ankle in the incident at Porth Melgan Cove, near Whitesands Bay, St David's, on Sunday afternoon.

The RNLI, the coastguard and the air ambulance worked together to rescue the injured woman, who was airlifted to Withybush Hospital in Haverfordwest.

She had lost her footing while out walking with her partner and their dog.

She was found on a ledge by RNLI lifeguards Ali Richards and Sean Ellison, and had been out walking along the coastal path. The woman and her partner were on holiday and staying at a nearby campsite.

She was kept in hospital overnight.



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