VIDEO: South Yorkshire toddler miraculously survives two-storey fall

This is the dramatic moment a South Yorkshire toddler was rescued after miraculously surviving a fall from a bedroom window.

Monday, 19th December 2016, 1:35 pm
Updated Thursday, 29th December 2016, 2:29 pm
Noah Oxley, who survived falling from a bedroom window, with mum Emma

Noah Oxley, then aged just 18 months, plummeted two storeys onto a concrete patio at his family home in Brampton Bierlow, near Rotherham.

He was airlifted by Yorkshire Air Ambulance to Sheffield Children's Hospital, where scans revealed a fractured skull and a small bleed on the brain. The youngster, now aged two,has since made a full recovery.

Noah Oxley, who survived falling from a bedroom window, with mum Emma

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The dramatic rescue operation will feature on tonight's (Monday, December 19) episode of Helicopter ER, at 10pm on UKTV's reality channel Really.

Recalling the trauma of that July day, Noah's mum Emma, aged 28, said: "My four-year- old daughter had been playing a game and opened the bedroom window. Noah must have somehow climbed from the bed onto the window ledge and fallen.

"My daughter came running out of the bedroom to say Noah had fallen out of the window and I just ran as fast as I could to the back garden.

"He was lying on the patio very still and making a quiet moaning noise. I was just hysterical. It's just your worst nightmare.

Noah in the helicopter with his mum

"I think Noah survived because he got to hospital so quickly. It was literally six minutes in the helicopter from our house and we can't thank them enough."

To show their gratitude to Noah's saviours, his family organised a 10-mile sponsored walk which raised more than £3,000 for Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

Helicopter ER, which follows the life-saving work of Yorkshire Air Ambulance, is made by many of the team behind the popular BBC show Helicopter Heroes.

Yorkshire Air Ambulance serves five million people across Yorkshire and carries out over 1,250 missions every year from its two bases at RAF Topcliffe, near Thirsk, and Nostell, near Wakefield.

Noah Oxley, who survived falling from a bedroom window, with mum Emma

The charity, which has just replaced its two ageing aircraft with state-of-the-art Airbus H145 helicopters, needs to raise £12,000 every day to fund its operations.

Noah in the helicopter with his mum