Cape Town's iconic Table Mountain looms over the city's Waterfront district. File picture: Reuters

Johannesburg - A woman was airlifted from Table Mountain in Cape Town after she was injured while hiking on Friday, paramedics said.

“She was with a group hiking on the mountain, it appeared she slipped, fell and suffered a fracture to her leg,” said Netcare911

spokesman Chris Botha.

The woman, in her forties, was airlifted to an ambulance at the foot of the mountain and transferred to hospital. - Sapa