Westpac Rescue Helicopter conveys 40-year-old from Muswellbrook to Royal North Shore Hospital

A MAN, suffering burns to his arms and face, was flown from Muswellbrook to Sydney in the early hours of Sunday.

It is believed the 40-year-old sustained the injuries while opening a door to a burning vehicle.

About 5am, the Westpac Rescue Helicopter conveyed the man from the Muswellbrook District Hospital to the burns unit at Royal North Shore.

No other information on the incident is available at this stage.

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