Walker airlifted to hospital after slipping down bank at Beckhole, near Whitby

A walker slipped and fell down a bank this morning (Sep 7) from the footpath to Thomasson’s Foss waterfall near Beckhole.

Tuesday, 7th September 2021, 4:09 pm
Updated Tuesday, 7th September 2021, 4:10 pm

The man suffered a head injury and Yorkshire Air Ambulance helicopter landed skilfully on the small Beckhole village green for the medics to treat him and to take him to hospital.

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It is the third major injury this year requiring ambulance, fire brigade and Mountain Rescue services.

Yorkshire Air Ambulance attended after a man fell at Beckhole.