Park operator admits failings after boy died on zipwire

A park operator has admitting failings after an 11-year-old boy died falling from a zipwire. 11-year-old Bailey Lonsdale died in April 2011. He'd fallen from a ride at Greenwood Forest Park in Gwynedd and suffered head injuries. An inquest in 2013 ruled his death was accidental.

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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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