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Heart-stopping moment for medics in Mexico

Medical staff in Mexico were caught on camera after they dropped a human heart being rushed to a transplant patient by private jet and police helicopter.

Great efforts were made to get the organ to its destination in time for a life-saving operation but it all almost came unstuck just metres from the hospital.

Thankfully the heart was not damaged and the transplant operation was a success. The patient is said to be responding well to her new heart.

Tom Esslemont reports.