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WorldMan trapped in Yorkshire cave dies despite huge rescue effort

02:51  03 june  2019
02:51  03 june  2019 Source:   news.sky.com

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A man stuck upside-down in a cave for more than a day died early Thursday, despite the efforts of dozens of rescuers , authorities said. At times more than 50 rescuers were involved in trying to free him. The crevice where Jones was trapped was about 150 feet below ground in an L-shaped area of

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Man trapped in Yorkshire cave dies despite huge rescue effort© Other Almost 100 volunteers were involved in the operation. Pic: Swaledale Mountain Rescue Team A man has died after getting trapped in a narrow cave in the Yorkshire Dales as rescuers prepared to launch an operation to reach him.

Almost 100 volunteers were involved in the more than 17-hour operation to extract the victim, but he died before he could be moved to the surface.

A statement from the Cave Rescue Organisation said the man was part of a group of three people who had gone caving at Fountains Fell in North Yorkshire on Saturday afternoon.

While exploring a new cave, the man fell inside a six-metre drop and broke his leg.

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ELBERTA, Utah County — Despite more than a full day of rescue efforts , John Edward Jones died around midnight Wednesday while trapped in a tight section of Nutty Putty Cave . He leaves behind a wife and a baby daughter, and a second child expected in June.

In June and July 2018, a widely publicised cave rescue successfully extricated members of a junior football team trapped in Tham Luang Nang Non cave in Chiang Rai Province, Thailand.

Man trapped in Yorkshire cave dies despite huge rescue effort© Other Rescuers discovered the operation would need 'major engineering work'. Pic: Swaledale Mountain Rescue Team His fellow cavers called for help, but rescuers were unable to immediately bring him to the surface due to the cave being unmapped, and the passage being too narrow to help him out.

The organisation said: "Realising this would require major engineering work simultaneously at many places along the length of the cave, as well as fully rigging for rescue, the team called on neighbouring teams and our own reserve Cavers List to assist with making access and egress suitable."

Meanwhile, a medical team monitored the man's condition and prepared to move him, but he eventually died from his injuries.

The statement continued: "Unfortunately, due to the nature of his injuries, and the extended time needed to create a navigable way out, the casualty succumbed to his injuries and died just prior to the extrication beginning."

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A man stuck upside-down in a cave for more than a day died early Thursday, despite the efforts of dozens of rescuers , authorities said. John Jones, 26, of Stansbury Park died about 12:30 a. m ., nearly 28 hours after he became stuck 700 feet into the cave known as Nutty Putty, Utah County Sheriff's

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Rescue volunteers had been drafted in from a number of different teams including the Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association, Swaledale Mountain Rescue Team, Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team, Cumbria Mines Rescue, the Bradford Pothole Club, the Yorkshire Spelio Society.

In total, the rescue operation involved 1,626 hours from the volunteers.

The Cave Rescue Organisation also thanked the Yorkshire Ambulance Service and Maritime Coastguard Agency "who remained in close touch in readiness to provide immediate air evacuation in the event of a successful extrication, which sadly was not to be".

Man trapped in Yorkshire cave dies despite huge rescue effort© Getty The passages were too narrow to help the man, who had broken his leg, to the surface. Pic: Swaledale Mountain Rescue Team Man trapped in Yorkshire cave dies despite huge rescue effort© Other The Cave Rescue Organisation said the operation required 1,626 hours of work from volunteers. Pic: Swaledale Mountain Rescue Team

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