Dramatic video captured a dizzying helicopter rescue on Tuesday after a woman sustained injuries while hiking in Arizona.
The victim suffered facial and head injuries as a result of a ground level fall, according to the Phoenix Fire Department.
The 74-year-old was hiking Piestewa Peak when the incident occurred, according to ABC News station KNXV-TV. The news station’s chopper recorded the rescue, which shows the woman spinning out of control as she was hoisted into the air and airlifted to a nearby hospital for medical attention.
The landing zone was a half-mile from where the woman was injured, authorities said.
The patient is currently in stable condition and has no ill effects from the spinning except for dizziness and minor nausea, according to hospital officialsABC News