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Girl airlifted after surfing incident south of Mandurah

St John Ambulance leaving White Hill Beach after a girl was injured in a surfing incident south of Mandurah. Vision: Tex Reeks

The RAC Rescue helicopter was forced to land on a beach south of Mandurah after a girl was injured while surfing on Saturday.

Paramedics were called to White Hill 4WD Beach in Bouvard following reports a surfer was injured just before 1pm.

A St John Ambulance spokesperson said the Rescue helicopter had landed nearby to assist the teen with neck injuries.

The 17-year-old was flown to Royal Perth Hospital with suspected spinal injuries.