AN injured man has been airlifted to hospital in Inverness after he got into difficulty while out hill-walking.

Police Scotland said the alarm was raised by two men at 2.30pm on 3,310ft Beinn Eighe at Torridon in Wester Ross.

A search and rescue helicopter from RAF Lossiemouth picked up members of Torridon Mountain Rescue Team before heading to the scene.

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The helicopter was being refuelled it landed on the mountain and flew the man to Raigmore Hospital.

His condition is not known.