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Helimeds 6, 5th October 2015

In the last of the series we’re back with the Welsh flying medics as they’re called to the most critically ill or injured patients in Wales.

This week on Helimeds a famous climber comes down to earth with a bump whilst abseiling in Snowdonia, presenter Andrea Byrne will be getting my boiler suit on and joining the Brecon fire crew for a training session and we’ll join them and Helimed 57 on the Brecon Beacons to rescue a young pair from carnage.


Boy 'hit his head' after falling from rope swing

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A boy who died after falling from a rope swing hit his head, an inquest has heard.

Ethan Brady-Rainer, 12, is thought to have fallen into the river Dee while playing with friends at Pontcysyllte, near Llangollen, on September 30.

A pathologist said that death was caused by a head injury after a fall from height.

Ethan, of Telford Avenue, Trevor, was a Year 8 pupil at Ysgol Dinas Bran, Llangollen.

The inquest was adjourned to a full hearing which is expected to be in February.

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