Kayaker airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty at loch

A woman was airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty on a loch on Tuesday.

Kayaker airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty at Loch Torridon in Highlands Pixabay
A coastguard helicopter flew the woman to hospital.

A kayaker has been taken to hospital by air ambulance after she got into difficulty on a loch on Tuesday morning.

At around 11.07am, the woman contacted the coastguard to ask for help at Loch Torridon in the Highlands.

Portree RNLI all-weather lifeboat, Kyle of Lochalsh RNLI inshore lifeboat and Stornoway coastguard helicopter were in attendance at the incident, along with three coastguard teams.

The woman was then found at around 12.30pm and taken onboard Portree lifeboat, before being flown to hospital by air ambulance, the coastguard said.