Two men and a woman winched to safety by Police helicopter at Second Valley

Two men and a woman were winched to safety after becoming stuck on cliff faces in separate incidents, at Second Valley on New Years Day. 

The alarm was raised around 7.30pm on Tuesday, January 1, after the two men aged 28 and 31, became stuck on a cliff face about 200 metres west of the Second Valley jetty.  

They had been taking photographs in the area and began climbing up the cliff face. Shortly afterward, they got into trouble when they when discovered they couldn't climb up or down and became stuck.

Emergency services were contacted and police, fire, ambulance and SES crews attended before the police helicopter (PolAir) was called in to assist.

The two men were winched to safety and checked over by paramedics at the scene, but did not require hospital treatment.

Another couple was spotted in the area in trouble on rocks by the helicopter crew and a woman was winched to safety, while the man managed to walk himself out.

CLIFF RESCUE: A similar cliff rescue involving the MAC helicopter from 2016.

CLIFF RESCUE: A similar cliff rescue involving the MAC helicopter from 2016.