Air ambulance flies to Huntingdonshire village after girl falls from horse

12:55 03 March 2014

The Magpas Air Ambulance was called to the scene

The Magpas Air Ambulance was called to the scene

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An air ambulance was scrambled when a girl fell from her horse in Alconbury Weston on Saturday (March 1).

Magpas Helimedix doctor Jon Birks and paramedic Keiran Bromley flew to a field in the village at about 12.45pm after a girl sustained facial wounds in the fall.

She was taken to Hinchingbrooke Hospital, in Huntingdon, where she arrived in a comfortable position.

A Magpas spokesman said: “Despite enduring some minor facial wounds, she didn’t suffer any serious injuries.”

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