Teen airlifted after farming incident


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A teenage boy has been airlifted to hospital following a farming incident in south-east Queensland.

The boy suffered serious arm injuries after his arm was caught in farm machinery on Saturday evening.

The Sunshine Coast-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was sent to the scene at 7:45pm.

Reports indicate the teenager was feeding cattle, on the family property west of Kilcoy, when the incident occurred.

The boy was treated at the scene by Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS before being flown to the Queensland Children’s Hospital in a serious but stable condition. His mother accompanied him for the flight.

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