Woman dies after falling 50 metres from Aussie lookout

A desperate operation is now underway to retrieve the woman's body.

A woman has plunged 50 metres to her death while walking along a bush track on the NSW South Coast.

Police said a major operation is now underway to retrieve the woman's body, who was hiking along McKenzie’s Saddle Walking Track at Buangla, 25 kilometres west Nowra, when she fell from a lookout at 11.45am on Monday.

The woman was walking along McKenzie’s Saddle Walking Track at Buangla, 25 kilometres west Nowra, when she fell from a lookout. Source: Google Maps.
The woman was walking along McKenzie’s Saddle Walking Track at Buangla, 25 kilometres west Nowra, when she fell from a lookout. Source: Google Maps.

Local authorities, with assistance from the TOLL rescue helicopter, managed to identify the body, however due to the rugged terrain, they were unable to retrieve it right away.

So far, little is known regarding the woman's age or any other of her personal details. It's also unknown if she was with company at the time of her death.

Nowra is located 160 kilometres south-southwest of Sydney.

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