THIS is the shocking moment a mum and child are rescued from deadly rocks on the Welsh coast.
The unnamed mum fell and hit her head while out with her two children.
She slipped and injured herself on the jagged rocks at the Gower Peninsula, Swansea Bay, on Sunday.
Footage shows the moment the mum and one of the children are airlifted to safety above the crashing waves.
Emergency services arrived after the mum's other child heroically ran off to raise the alarm.
A Coastguard spokesperson said: "On arrival, one adult and two children had been making their way between Rotherslade and Langland over the rocks.
"The female adult had fallen and sustained a head injury and was unable to continue the journey.
"One child had safely returned to the beach to request assistance, the other remained with the casualty."
The spokesperson said the pair were winched by helicopter before being taken to hospital for treatment on Sunday afternoon.
They added: "We wish the casualty a speedy recovery."
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Mumbles RNLI said: "At 4pm our volunteer crews of both lifeboats were called to assist three casualties on the rocks between Langland and Rotherslade.
"The report from UK Coastguard at Milford Haven was to assist two children and one adult suffering a head injury and cut off by the tide.
"Both boats proceeded with best speed along with Coastguard Helicopter 187 and Mumbles Coastguard Cliff Rescue team.
"Following an assessment from the UK Coastguard helicopter paramedic all casualties were winched to safety by the helicopter while safety cover was operated by both boats and Mumbles Cliff rescue team.
"Both boats returned to station."
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