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Father Of Collapsed SAS Candidate "Taken To Wrong Place Of Death"

An inquest has heard that the father of one of three SAS reservists, who died during an exercise, was taken to the wrong location after he...

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An inquest has heard that the father of one of three SAS reservists, who died during an exercisewas taken to the wrong location after he asked to see where his son had collapsed. 
 
When questioned, the SAS training officer who co-ordinated the march, known as 'Solider 1B', said there was 'no rhyme or reason' why Corporal James Dunsby's dad, David, was taken to an incorrect grid reference in the Brecon Beacons. 
 
When asked about his risk assessment of the selection exercise in July 2013, Solider 1B said more than 70 SAS candidates, including the men who died, were making good time before a "catastrophic" situation developed.
 
The inquest in Solihull is hearing details of the deaths of Lance Corporal Craig Roberts, Lance Corporal Edward Maher and Corporal James Dunsby.
 
All were Army reservists taking part in a march in the Brecon Beacons on one of the hottest days of 2013.
 
 
The inquest continues.
 
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