A 66-year-old climber was airlifted from Lantau this afternoon after an eight-metre fall.
He was bleeding but conscious following the fall and was flown by Government Flying Service helicopter to the Eastern Hospital in Chai Wan.
The Tsing Lung Shek climb takes about five hours and includes slopes of 70 to 90 degrees. A China Hong Kong Hiking Association expert told the paper the slope was is slippery and dangerous after rain and was not suitable for inexperienced climbers.
Photo: Lantau News file photo