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Ten Feet From Door by EarthHart Ten Feet From Door by EarthHart
I was in the grounds of the Bishop's Palace, when I heard sirens all over the place, then later saw the Air Ambulance fly over & land on Cathedral Green, so I strolled over to see what the shout was about.

At around 12 noon today, a tourist on the High Places tour in the Cathedral, fell some 30ft & became trapped in a 'void' in a wall. A specialist Doctor abseiled down to her, and stabilized her. Then came the problem of getting her out. The only way was to call in the RAF SAR Sea King helicopter, and winch her off the Main Tower. The lady has no life threatening injuries, and was flown to a hospital in Bristol, where she's being treated for broken wrists & a suspect pelvic fracture. The whole operation took some three hours.

News from the Wells Journal, with video www.wellsjournal.co.uk/Wells-C…
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sandas04 Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014
A priest too late for the sermon?:D (Big Grin) 
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EarthHart Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Sadly not. If the lady had fell 2ft further along from where she fell, she would have fallen 140ft to her death. One very luck woman.
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lukiesyaya Featured By Owner May 7, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Amazing! Now you know what my days at work were like! :D :heart:
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EarthHart Featured By Owner May 8, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Up & Down. My work's like that these days :D
Thanks for the favour, m'deer :love:
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:iconthecountrydrifter:
TheCountryDrifter Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Saw this today when I was in Wells the crowds were everywhere I thought it was you! :)
Great shot :)
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EarthHart Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
You should have come over and made yourself known :iconshakestickplz:
Thanks a lot for the favour, Squire :ahoy:
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TheCountryDrifter Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I will do sometime soon but sadly I was in a rush and the ensuing chaos did little to aid it! ha
Your welcome :)
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davincipoppalag Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
quite an adventure...
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EarthHart Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Quite a day all round :nod:
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davincipoppalag Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
indeed
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