The girl airlifted to Australia hospital after getting hair caught in boat propeller

Updated: 00:00 GMT, Jan 1, 1970 | Published: 07:50 GMT, Mar 1, 2016 |

A 15-year-old girl sustained ear injuries after her hair became caught in a boat propeller on Monday (February 29) on Moreton Island, off the coast of Queensland, Australian media reported.

The girl was dragged under the water when her hair became caught, reports said. She was airlifted by rescue helicopter to Brisbane for treatment.

The extent of her injuries is unknown.

A popular holiday destination, Moreton Island lies 58 kilometers (36 miles) northeast of the Queensland capital.