WATCH: Incredible scenes as rescuers retrieve injured teen from bottom of cliff

A TEENAGE girl sparked a major rescue operation in Sydney’s east on Sunday after slipping and falling off the edge of a cliff.

The girl, said to be aged 15, is said to have suffered serious leg and head injuries after plunging 10 metres down a jagged crevice on the cliff’s edge at Vaucluse on Sunday afternoon.

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PICTURE: Courtesy Seven News helicopter

PICTURE: Courtesy Seven News helicopter

News helicopters filmed the incredible rescue as emergency crews were carefully lowered down the side of the cliff to reach the teen who lay trapped and injured in a tight, rocky space.

She was assessed and stabilised before being placed onto a spinal board which was used to keep her afloat as rescuers swam her out to an awaiting surf rescue boat.

PICTURE: Courtesy Seven News helicopter

PICTURE: Courtesy Seven News helicopter

 WATCH: Emergency rescue after girl falls off cliff

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