Sunday, February 22, 2015

Ice climber died at Rjukan – Aftenposten

Ice climber died at Rjukan – Aftenposten

Dagbladet reports clock 11.40 the climber was first reported injured in isklatreulykken Rjukan is dead. It says efforts leader Robert Strand to pronounce.

The climber died after a fall of between 30 and 40 meters. He landed on a ledge 60 feet above the bottom of the gorge. He was pronounced dead by a doctor on site 12 times, according to police.

– There have been attempts to bring him down by helicopter, but it was not successful because of the terrain, said operations manager Ole Jargen in Telemark Police NTB in 11 hours.

Was conscious

The man was conscious and had pain in his back after the accident. Later notified police that the climber was lifeless after prolonged first.

Police was notified of the accident at 9:15 o’clock Sunday morning. It is currently unclear how the accident happened.

– There were other tourists at the site, probably climbers, who reported to us about the accident, says Lund.

Tourists saw the accident

Police say a group of tourists standing on top of the waterfall and enjoyed the views heard a bump down the waterfall earlier today.

– The tourists got in contact with one person down the waterfall by shouting to him. The person down the waterfall is probably a consequence of several climbers, but it is unclear how many people are involved, said operations manager in Telemark Police, Ole Jørgen Lund, TV2.

According to the police, it is good weather in the area. Rjukanfossen is a popular area for climbing.

Published: 22.feb. 2015 9:49


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