Boy's zip wire death 'accidental'

The inquest into the death of a boy from Blackpool who fell from a zip wire at a Gwynedd adventure park has returned a verdict of accidental death.

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Accidental death verdict in Bailey Sumner zip wire inquest

Bailey Sumner died in hospital in Bangor after falling from a zip wire in 2011

The inquest into the death of a boy from Blackpool who fell from a zip wire at a Gwynedd adventure park has returned a verdict of accidental death.

Bailey Sumner, 11, died after falling from the SwampFlyer ride at Greenwood Forest Park, near Caernarfon, on Easter Sunday in 2011.

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Inquest hears boy was wrongly attached to zip wire

Bailey Sumner died in hospital in Bangor after falling from a zip wire in 2011.

An 11-year-old boy who died after falling from a zip wire at a Gwynedd adventure park had been wrongly attached to the ride, an inquest has heard.

Bailey Sumner from Blackpool died when he fell from the 475-ft long SwampFlyer ride at the Greenwood Forest Park in April 2011.

The ride had opened just a week before, after passing a safety inspection.

The inquest at Dolgellau heard a carabiner clip was connected to a "false loop" in the safety attachment.

The hearing, which is due to last three days, continues.

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