Amputee survives 4 days lost in outback
He set off on his quad bike on Saturday afternoon and got into trouble after it flipped and took off down the hill
QUEENSLAND, Australia — A remarkable story of survival has emerged in Far North Queensland — an amputee has been found alive after being lost in bushland near Cairns for four nights.
Butch Beattie said he did thought he would die in the hot, remote, rugged terrain. There were times when the darkest of thoughts crossed his mind.
He embraced his family before being whisked into an ambulance "buggered, but so happy to be alive", he said.
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