Man airlifted from historic Northumberland site after suffering heart attack

A Great North Air Ambulance
A Great North Air Ambulance

A man was airlifted to hospital after suffering a cardiac arrest at Housesteads Roman Fort, Haydon Bridge, yesterday (Sunday, August 14).

The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to the incident at 3.30pm.

The 67-year-old man was resuscitated by the GNAAS doctor-led team before being flown to Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary within 15 minutes, where he arrived in a critical but stable condition.