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Teenager falls from 17th floor of Sengkang flat but is caught by SCDF air cushion

Eyewitness video shows heart-stopping footage of boy's jump and rescue by civil defence personnel.

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A video circulating on social media shows a boy plummeting from a high floor before he lands on a safety air cushion set out by the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF).

According to a Chinese daily, the incident occurred at Block 411B Fernvale Road in Sengka The boy reportedly fell from the 17th floor of the block.

In a video shared by Facebook page Fabrications About the PAP,  the boy is seen crouching on the ledge of a high floor before jumping from the building. The boy screams as he plummets several floors down before hitting the safety air cushion with a bang.

In the eyewitness video shared below, the boy rolls to the edge of the cushion while emergency personnel rush to his aid. According to the Chinese daily, the boy was later rushed to a local hospital.

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The video capturing the incident has so far received over half a million views on social media.

OMG. He fell…Into SCDF our life saving force safe hands. Just happened @ Sengkang Fernvale. hope he recovers with professional help. If you need help or knows anyone needing help pls call SOS Samaritan Of Singapore tel: 18002214444Credit: Facebook/mdrifae

Posted by Fabrications About The PAP on Friday, 1 March 2019

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