Watch here: Daring helicopter rescue after cliff fall in Spain

Credit: Consorcio Bomberos Alicante Twitter

Watch here: Daring helicopter rescue after a cliff fall in Spain’s Alicante.

The emergency services swung into action in Alicante to rescue a teenager who had fallen off a cliff face at El Campello’s Cova del Llop Marí. The emergency services took to Twitter on Saturday, April 23, to share footage of the rescue. The 17-year-old boy had fractured his ankle during the incident.

A helicopter rescue was called in and after the rescue, the boy was wished a speedy recovery. During the rescue, the teenager was hoisted from the Cove into the helicopter.

Taking to Twitter Consorcio Bomberos Alicante commented:

“Rescue today of a 17-year-old boy who fell off the cliff in the Cova del Llop Marí in El Campello, he suffered a fractured ankle. We wish him a speedy recovery. We share with you a very cool video of the rescue ¡¡👲🚁❤️

“#firefighters #cpba #enaccion #siempreatulado.”

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