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By Staff Reporter

BLOEMFONTEIN-A -45- year old Free State man miraculously survived a fall from a flying helicopter on Wednesday.

Spokesperson for the provincial Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Sipho Towa said they received a call for an accident on a farm about 40 kilometres outside Bloemfontein on the Brandfordt road. 

Upon their arrival they found the man fell out of a helicopter. He said details about the accident are sketchy. 

EMS who fell from helicopter.

The patient suffered fractures to his hand and leg. 

He was stabilized and transported to Life Rosepark Hospital in Bloemfontein.