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Surfer suffers serious injuries after falling down cliff near Hartland

By NDJNews  |  Posted: December 15, 2013

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A surfer has suffered serious injuries after tumbling down a cliff at Beckland Bay near Hartland.

Chivenor Search and Rescue were called to the remote cliff shortly after 9am this morning.

The 31-year-old man was climbing up the cliff after surfing when he slipped, fell approximately 20 metres down the cliff and landed on the rocks below.

He was winched from where he fell into the helicopter and flown to North Devon District Hospital, where he is being treated for head and back injuries.

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