‘Ten fingersless’ Captain Hong-bin Kim, missing during the descent… “I’m figuring it out”

picture explanation‘Ten fingersless’ Kim Hong-bin, the first person with disabilities to complete 14 seats in the Himalayas

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Captain Kim Hong-bin (57), the first person with a disability to successfully complete 14 positions in the Himalayas, was reported to have disappeared while descending.

In a phone call with Yonhap News on the 19th, Lee In-jeong, president of the Asian Mountain Federation, said, “I was informed that Captain Kim Hong-bin was missing during the descent process after climbing to the summit.”

The Korea Mountaineering Federation also heard the news of the disappearance of Captain Kim Hong-bin and started to investigate the situation.

Captain Kim climbed Broad Peak (8,47m), the third highest peak of the Karakoram Mountains in northeastern Pakistani Kashmir, at 4:58 pm local time (8:58 pm Korean time) on the 18th local time.

Captain Kim, ‘without ten fingers’, achieved the feat of being the first person with a disability to successfully complete the top 14 in the Himalayas.

However, according to Chairman Lee In-jung, Captain Kim was in distress during the descent process after climbing to the summit.

Captain Kim sent a rescue request at 9:58 a.m. local time after being in distress at an altitude of 7,900 meters above sea level.

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