Training soldier organ failure

A soldier who died following an SAS training exercise in the Brecon Beacons suffered multiple organ failure, an inquest has heard.

Six soldiers collapsed during SAS training exercise

The inquest into the death of Corporal James Dunsby heard that he suffered multiple organ failure after collapsing during a training exercise on one of the hottest days of the year.

Cpl Dunsby was one of six soldiers who collapsed during the exercise, on July 13, the court heard.

It is thought that the reservists were taking part in an exercise known as the "Fan Dance" which involves marching up South Wales's highest mountain, Pen Y Fan, and down the other side carrying a weighted pack and rifle, then doing the same route in reverse, in a set time.

SAS training soldier suffered multiple organ failure

A soldier who died following an SAS training exercise in the Brecon Beacons suffered multiple organ failure, an inquest has heard.

Corporal James Dunsby died following an SAS training Credit: MoD

Corporal James Dunsby was pronounced dead in hospital 17 days after collapsing on South Wales's highest mountain on one of the hottest days of the year.

Fellow reservists Edward John Maher and Craig John Roberts also died in the incident.

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