Second skydiver injured in as many days in south west QLD
UPDATE: A MAN who suffered a heavy landing has become the second skydiver airlifted from a south-west Queensland property in as many days.
The RACQ CareFlight helicopter was called to a property on Meandarra Talwood Rd at Tarawera, north west of Goondiwindi, shortly after 10am.
A CareFlight spokeswoman said the 26-year-old suffered a suspected spinal injury.
CareFlight's critical care doctor and a Queensland Ambulance Service flight paramedic treated and stabilised the man before flying him to the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane.
It came after a 25-year-old man was airlifted from a Tarawera property on Tuesday after landing heavily into a dam.
The man was taken by CareFlight's Surat Basin Gas Industry Aeromedical Service to Roma Hospital.
EARLIER: A 25-year-old skydiver is being assessed by paramedics after hitting the ground at significant speed at Tarawera, north west of Goondiwindi.
Emergency services were called to a property on the Meandarra Talwood Rd shortly after 10am.
A Queensland Ambulance Service spokeswoman said the man was conscious and being checked for injuries.
The RACQ CareFlight helicopter has been called to fly the man to hospital.