Cumbria farmer flown to hospital after being dragged into farm machinery


A FARMER was airlifted to hospital after being dragged into farm machinery at Longtown, Cumbria. The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to the incident at 11:14am on Sunday (March 20). The man, in his late forties, suffered shoulder and chest injuries and was treated by the GNAAS doctor-led team before being flown to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle within 18 minutes.

A FARMER was airlifted to hospital after being dragged into farm machinery at Longtown, Cumbria.

The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to the incident at 11:14am on Sunday (March 20).

The man, in his late forties, suffered shoulder and chest injuries and was treated by the GNAAS doctor-led team before being flown to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle within 18 minutes. He arrived in a stable condition.

GNAAS is a charity and needs to raise £4.5m every year to continue to operate. 

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