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Little boy is rescued by helicopter after falling 30 metres down Table Top Mountain in Queensland

Little boy falls off a MOUNTAIN as dramatic footage emerges of helicopter crew diving down to rescue him

  • A boys’ hospital with serious injuries after falling 30 meters from a mountain
  • The boy was near the top of Table Top Mountain, in Queensland, when he fell
  • A rescue helicopter took the boy 125 km to the state children’s hospital

A little boy is in hospital with serious head and spine injuries after falling 100 feet from a mountain.

Rescue helicopters were called to Table Top Mountain, in the Toowoomba region of Queensland, at 4.45pm on Sunday after the boy fell from the rocky bank while on his way to the top.

RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter crew was hoisted from the plane (pictured) to the injured boy after receiving a call that the young child had fallen off an embankment at Table Top Mountain in Queensland

RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter crew was hoisted from the plane (pictured) to the injured boy after receiving a call that the young child had fallen off an embankment at Table Top Mountain in Queensland

Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) and fire and emergency services climbed the mountain but were unable to transport it through the rocky terrain.

Dramatic footage shows the moment a Toowoomba-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter crew locates the injured boy and dives toward him from the plane.

LifeFlight’s critical care physician and a flight paramedic treated the boy for head and spine injuries.

The primary school boy was placed on a stretcher and hoisted into the helicopter before being flown 125km to Queensland Children’s Hospital.

The boy is in serious condition.

The helicopter's critical care physician and a paramedic from the Queensland Ambulance Service (pictured) treated the little boy for head and spine injuries before he was airlifted to the state's children's hospital

The helicopter’s critical care physician and a paramedic from the Queensland Ambulance Service (pictured) treated the little boy for head and spine injuries before he was airlifted to the state’s children’s hospital

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