Prince William rescues climber left unconscious and injured by 300ft plunge
DailyMail PUBLISHED: 04:05 EST, 6 July 2013 |
Prince William came to the rescue of a climber who fell 300ft down a mountain in north Wales, it emerged yesterday.
After spotting Mr Wright, 20, lying unconscious on a steep bank in Snowdonia, an RAF colleague was lowered to the ground and attended to him.
Mr Wright, a student from Maidstone in Kent, had broken his leg in several places and injured his arm. RAF colleagues winched him 200ft on to helicopter and he was airlifted him to Bangor Hospital.
Mr Wright, who was unaware of his royal flying the helicopter that rescued him, told the Daily Star: ‘I’m just very lucky to be alive.’
Squadron Leader David Webster from RAF Valley told the paper yesterday: ‘We never comment about whether Flight Lieutenant Wales has been at the controls.’
After three and a half years in Anglesey Prince William and Kate Middleton, whose first baby is expected this month, are due to move this summer and divide their time between Kensington Palace and Amer Hall on the Queen’s Sandringham estate.
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