Video shows rescue workers help an injured hiker get down from atop of 400-foot ...

See the moment an injured hiker is rescued from atop a 400-foot cliff by a DRONE that carried rope for a rappelling system used to carry her down on a stretcher Rescue workers at a state park in Utah used a drone to help them save a hiker The 65-year-old woman had injured her ankle near a 400-foot cliff wall The rescuers used a drone to carry up 660 feet of rope for a rappelling system They used the rappelling system to carry her down to the ground on a stretcher 

By Michael Thomsen For Dailymail.com

Published: 21:13 GMT, 24 January 2020 | Updated: 21:13 GMT, 24 January 2020

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A 65-year-old woman in Utah’s Snow Canyon State Park got some unexpected help from a drone operated by the local sheriff’s department, after injuring her ankle while hiking with friends.

While walking near the edge of Island in the Sky, a famous canyoneering and rock climbing route, she slipped and fell several feet, injuring her ankle to the point where she could no longer stand or support her own weight. 

The group of three friends she was with  called the sheriff’s search and rescue team rather than attempt to carry her back down the steep and sandy trail themselves.

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Search and rescue workers from the Washington Country Sheriff's Department in Utah used a drone to deliver then 660 feet of twine to help setup a rappelling system to get an injured hiker down from a clifftop

Search and rescue workers from the Washington Country Sheriff's Department in Utah used a drone to deliver then 660 feet of twine to help setup a rappelling system to get an injured hiker down from a clifftop 

The sheriff's team decided to bring the woman down from the 400-foot-tall cliff, the equivalent of 40 stories, by

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