Man survives 100ft cliff fall, East Devon

PUBLISHED: 15:19 05 April 2010 | UPDATED: 01:05 16 June 2010

A MAN survived a 100ft fall from a cliff in Sidmouth – and called the emergency services from his mobile.

A MAN survived a 100ft fall from a cliff in Sidmouth - and called the emergency services from his mobile.

Coastguards from Beer and Exmouth were called out yesterday (Sunday, April 4) at 7.45pm. A helicopter and Sidmouth Lifeboat were later launched.

It took around an hour to locate the 57-year-old, who was said to have been cold and shaken, but not seriously injured.


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