Cliff rescue at Bondi

A major rescue operation has been undertaken at Bondi overnight after a teenager fell about 8m down a cliff.

Officers from Eastern Suburbs Police Area Command were called to a rock platform below Ben Buckler Reserve, Bondi, about 10.50pm (Saturday 20 April 2019), and found an 18-year-old man suffering head and back injuries.

A rescue operation began involving officers from the Police Rescue Squad, PolAir, and NSW Ambulance paramedics and the NSW Ambulance helicopter crew.

Paramedics stabilised the injured man before he was winched from the platform and airlifted to St George Hospital, reportedly in a serious but stable condition.

Police have been told the man was attempting to access a rock platform when he slipped and fell.

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