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Two boys and girl drown after canoe capsizeds in Scotland

Date
26/08/2012
What Happened
Capsized
What Caused
Human factor
Casualty type/Qty
Casualty
Gender
Male
Causal Factors
Inexperienced for the environment
Injury Details
Drowning
Outcome
Accident suspected
Alcohol/Drugs
No

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Description of Incident
Two boys; Ewen Beaton,5, and Jamie beaton,2, drowned after their canoe capsized at Loch Gairloch on Sunday 26th Auguest 2012. They were taken to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness but died later. A young girl named Gracie Mackay,5, also died in hospital as her older sister Callie and father, Garry swam 500 metres to shore to get help.
Supporting Information
http://news.stv.tv/scotland/187389-search-for-man-missing-after-canoe-accident-which-killed-two-children/
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/scotland/9503196/Canoe-loch-tragedy-search-continues-for-father-after-deaths-of-three-children.html
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/loch-gairloch-drownings-tributes-to-children-1283054

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