The complex rescue operation took about six hoursCORNWALL LIVE

Cornwall mine fall man in ‘hourglass’ gap rescue

Rescuers had to squeeze through an “hourglass” gap to get to a man who was stuck in an old mineshaft.
Andrew Williams from Wales fell 50ft (15m) down a disused mineshaft in Cornwall and suffered serious injuries say police.

The complex rescue operation took about six hoursCORNWALL LIVE
The complex rescue operation took about six hours

The 51-year-old walker was airlifted to hospital after the fall in the Cot Valley near St Just in Cornwall.
About 50 rescuers took six hours to bring the man to safety through the narrow constriction in the mine. Cont…Read full original article…

Source: BBC News

29 September, 2017, 5:30 pm

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