An injured man was airlifted from Avery County Sunday.

Members of the Green Valley Fire Department and the Linville Central Rescue Squad responded to in the Linville Falls community on Sunday January 7th shortly after 4:30 P.M. 

A 43 year old male was injured while cutting timber in the North Cove community of McDowell County and was in route to Cannon Memorial Hospital by private vehicle. 

The driver of the private vehicle stopped and 911 was called. 

WINGS Air Rescue responded on request and the Avery County Sheriff’s Office responded to assist with the landing zone.

As of Monday, the injured man's identity was not released and his condition is not known.