Dramatic rescue operation in the Swiss Alps!
On Sunday, a German (50) suddenly fell into a 20-meter-deep glacier crevice while on a ski tour.
Your luck: You did not fall down the gorge to the ground, reports the Swiss newspaper “Look”.
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The view from the cockpit of the mountain rescuers only gives an idea of the depth of the glacier crevicePhoto: Source: Air Zermatt
The accident happened in the Konkordia area. The tour started in the Jungfraujoch area with the aim of reaching the Konkordia hut, said a police spokesman for the newspaper.
“For reasons that have not yet been clarified, a snow bridge collapsed on the way, whereupon the woman fell into a crevasse,” he said.
Shortly before 3 p.m., the ski group made an emergency call. Nevertheless, they continued to try to free their companion from her desperate situation. With success!
The police spokesman: “When the rescue workers arrived at the scene of the accident, the casualty was already on the surface.”
The woman, who lives in Switzerland, was flown to a hospital by the mountain rescue service. More details about her injuries and how the accident happened are not yet known.