The girlfriend of a young man who tragically died after falling 30 metres from a cliff  has opened up about the moment she watched the horrific scene unfold.

Dion Papanakos slipped while walking with his partner Miranda on a clifftop between Coogee Beach and Gordon’s Bay, in Sydney‘s east, just before 3pm on Saturday.  

Paramedics and a rescue helicopter were called to the scene to treat critical head and chest injuries, but the 20-year-old could not be revived. 

The man is believed to have fallen from the clifftop between Coogee Beach and Gordon's Bay in Sydney's east on Saturday afternoon just before 3pm

The man is believed to have fallen from the clifftop between Coogee Beach and Gordon's Bay in Sydney's east on Saturday afternoon just before 3pm

The man is believed to have fallen from the clifftop between Coogee Beach and Gordon’s Bay in Sydney’s east on Saturday afternoon just before 3pm

The man went into cardiac arrest and could not be saved. 

NSW Ambulance inspector Lucky Phrachanh said medical teams were winched down to the man who died at the scene. 

‘Our thoughts go out to the friends and family after this horrible accident,’ she said.

‘Please avoid these high clifftop areas, tragedies can occur in a split second.’ 

Police officers at the top of the cliff worked to move onlookers away from the area.  

Multiple paramedic crews arrived to tend to the man but he was unable to be saved

Multiple paramedic crews arrived to tend to the man but he was unable to be saved

Multiple paramedic crews arrived to tend to the man but he was unable to be saved

Source: Daily Mail

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