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A Glastonbury woman was taken to hospital with serious injuries after falling around 80ft from a cliff at Cheddar Gorge. The 42-year-old woman was airlifted to Bristol's Frenchay Hospital in the early hours of Wednesday 15th August by an RAF Search and Rescue helicopter. Mendip Cave Rescue received an emergency call through the SARCALL system concerning a missing woman at 8.20pm on Tuesday 14th August. The casualty was found after a two-hour search operation that included Avon and Somerset Cliff Rescue and ambulance crews. An Avon and Somerset Search and Rescue spokesman said: "The injured female was treated by the rescue team's doctor and paramedic for her injuries. Alan George, from the rescue team, said: "One of the cave rescue team actually heard somebody - we managed to narrow it down and located her. The casualty was moved to a safe location at the top of Cheddar Gorge where she was winched to an RAF Search and Rescue Helicopter at 00:30am for immediate transfer to Frenchay Hospital."