A WOMAN had to be airlifted to safety after suffering an injury whilst climbing Goatfell.

The Arran Mountain Rescue team were called out at around 1pm on Wednesday, September 6 to assist the 64-year-old walk who had sustained an injury to her lower leg whilst walking on the Corrie side of the Goatfell path.

The team’s two Argo Cats were utilised which transported all team members swiftly to the casualties location.

After assessing her injuries, she was made comfortable, packaged into our stretcher and evacuated to hospital by Rescue 199.

The team wish the casualty a speedy recovery and thank everyone involved for their help.