A Korean woman who survived for six days in the Australian wilderness after falling from a steep cliff has been found by emergency crews.

 

Joohee Han, 25, was climbing Mount Tyson near Tully, Queensland when she slipped and tumbled into a deep ravine.

Joohee Han, when found and being rushed to the hospital

She was knocked unconscious, but managed to crawl to a waterfall where she stayed for days without any food.

 

Her friends raised the alarm on Wednesday after she failed to return to her backpacker’s accommodation.

 

“The woman was located… in bushland suffering from dehydration and exposure after being lost in the bush for six days,” a police statement said.

 

“The woman was airlifted from the site by helicopter and later transported to hospital for treatment.”

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