Man airlifted after tree falls on him


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A man has been airlifted to hospital after being struck by a tree he was cutting down in north-east New South Wales.

Police and emergency services were called to the incident at a Blue Knob property shortly before 11am on Wednesday morning.

Ambulance paramedics said the man in his 50s suffered chest and arm injuries after a tree fell on him.

The man was stabilised at the scene by ambulance paramedics.

He was later flown to Gold Coast University Hospital by the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter.

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