The Sunday Mail (Queensland)

Man falls to his death


A MAN in his 20s has fallen 40m to his death in a rock climbing incident at Mount Ngungun on Saturday.

The man fell while rock climbing at Glass House Mountains about 12.30pm.

An extensive rescue operation unfolded, with paramedics winched from a helicopter to where the man was but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Sunshine Coast district duty officer acting Senior Sergeant Jimmy Driver said it was a “harrowing event”.

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