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The Longleat train also derailed three years ago, in September 2011.
Peter Hook, from Downend in Bristol, filmed some footage of his family trip in 2011, when the narrow gauge steam train derailed, leaving some children and passengers shaken.
He says he wrote to the safari park then to complain about the safety of the railway. Mr Hook spoke to ITV News.
The Wiltshire Air Ambulance paramedic who flew in to Longleat yesterday has been describing the scene of the train accident.
One woman was taken by Ross Culligan and his team by helicopter to the RUH in Bath with serious leg injuries, after becoming trapped under one of the carriages.
Longleat has issued an updated statement following the accident on the miniature railway yesterday :
A woman in her 30's has been airlifted to hospital by Wiltshire Air Ambulance with serious leg injuries, after two carriages overturned on the miniature train at Longleat this afternoon.
The woman, believed to be from the West and visiting with her family to celebrate her son's first birthday, was trapped under one of the carriages. She was flown to the RUH in Bath.
Five other people were treated at the scene for minor injuries. The steam train, which was carrying 155 passengers, is used to transport visitors between the various enclosures at the estate and past the numerous attractions.
Staff and members of the public helped to lift the carriages back onto the tracks and give first aid to several 'walking wounded'.
A narrow gauge railway has been in operation at the safari park for several decades. The railway will remain closed while staff at the park carry out an investigation.
A woman has been airlifted to hospital by Wiltshire Air Ambulance with leg injuries after being trapped when a carriage on the on-site train at Longleat overturned this afternoon. 5 other people are being treated at the scene for minor injuries. The train is used to transport visitors between the various enclosures at the estate.