An 18-year-old man fell about 100 feet from a trail in Eaton Canyon on Friday.
His immediate injuries appeared to be compound fractures to the hip; two parametics assisted with the rescue.
The rescue, a collaborative effort between Altadena Search and Rescue and the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Air Rescue 5, airlifted the hiker to a local hospital.
The photo of the rescue at right comes courtesy of Capt. John Benedict of the Altadena Sheriff's Station who tweeted it out Friday afternoon.