A WOMAN has been rescued from cliffs near Exnaboe this afternoon (Wednesday) in an incident that involved coastguard teams, the rescue helicopter and Lerwick lifeboat.
According to coastguards, the woman was winched from the cliffs by coastguard rescue helicopter 900 using a Hi-Line procedure and was flown to the emergency landing site in Lerwick, landing about 3.15pm.
She was then taken to hospital where she is said to be in a stable condition.
Coastguards were alerted by ambulance service staff via phone app about 1.15pm and coastguard rescue teams from Lerwick and Sumburgh attended the scene.
Lerwick lifeboat also attended but was not involved in the rescue, and was heading for her home port at 3.45pm.