Three climbers have been rescued after falling from a cliff face in Dunkeld.
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and ambulance crews were called to the scene at Polney Crag shortly before 7pm on Saturday.
There they carried out a rope rescue, assisted by helicopters. Two men were taken to hospital, while a woman was treated at the scene.
It is understood that one of the climbers suffered serious injuries in the incident and was treated by the trauma team.
Posted by Tayside Mountain Rescue Team on Saturday, 8 April 2017
A spokesman for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: “We were called to rural Perthshire on Saturday, April 8, to assist three climbers who fell from a cliff face.
“The emergency service was alerted to Polney Crag near Dunkeld.
“Two rope rescue teams from Perth and Dundee as well as three fire appliances including an aerial rescue appliance were mobilised to the scene.
“They formed part of a multi agency response that included the Scottish Ambulance Service, the Coastguard search and rescue helicopter, Police Scotland and the Tayside Mountain Rescue Team.
“The injured parties were winched to safety by the Coastguard Search and Rescue helicopter.”
Group manager Rab Middlemiss said: “This was an extremely challenging rescue given the hazardous terrain and required a multi agency approach.
“The operation utilised the Coastguard search and rescue helicopter to safely winch the injured climbers to safety, which was supported by specialist resources from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service as well as Tayside Mountain Rescue Team, Police Scotland and paramedics from the Scottish Ambulance Service.”