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Surfer thrown from board airlifted from Rainbow Beach

Image courtesy of RACQ CareFlight Rescue
Image courtesy of RACQ CareFlight Rescue

A MAN has been airlifted to hospital after he was thrown from his surfboard, hitting the sand at Double Island Point at Rainbow Beach. 

The man in his 20s has a loss of sensation in his hands and was treated by CareFlight's critical care doctor at the scene at around 4.:15 pm before being airlifted in the RACQ CareFlight Rescue helicopter. 

He travelled to Nambour Hospital in a stable condition.

Photo courtesy of RACQ CareFlight Rescue
Photo courtesy of RACQ CareFlight Rescue

Topics:  racq careflight helicopter rescue rainbow beach surfing


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