Rescuers free man trapped in Brecon Beacons cave in Wales for two days
‘To get that news that he’s finally out, he’s on the surface and being well looked after, is clearly ecstatic for all of us’
Man rescued from cave after being trapped for almost 54 hours
His injuries are said to be non-life threatening.
Man rescued from cave after being trapped for almost 54 hours
More than 240 people were involved in the rescue operation
Injured man rescued from Welsh cave after 54 hours
An injured man has been rescued from a cave in Wales this evening after spending more than two days trapped inside.
Injured man rescued after 54 hours trapped in cave
He suffered spinal injuries and a suspected broken jaw.
Brecon Beacons: Major operation under way to rescue injured man trapped in Ogof Ffynnon Ddu cave system for two days
The man has been unable to get out of the Ogof Ffynnon Ddu cave system near Penwyllt because he was injured in a fall.
Major rescue mission launched to save man trapped in cave for two days
He was injured in Wales on Saturday.
Caver trapped 900ft underground is rescued ALIVE after three-day mission: Badly injured man is taken to hospital after 250 people free him from Brecon Beacons cave network following 50ft fall from ledge
The man in his 40s, who has been trapped since falling on Saturday, was pulled out of the caves in Ogof Ffynnon Ddu this evening by a team of rescuers.
The moment caver was rescued after 54 hours trapped underground injured
The man is doing 'remarkably well' after being trapped underground for nearly two days
'I'm mighty glad to be out of there': First words of caver who spent two-and a-half DAYS strapped to a stretcher with a broken jaw and leg while being squeezed through tiny passages by 250 rescuers working in underground human chain for 12-hour shifts
Working in 12-hour shifts up to 900ft underground, some 250 fellow cavers painstakingly carried the man out of the Ogof Ffynnon Ddu cave system through a dark labyrinth of twisting passages.
last updated on 9 Nov 11:44