Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Climber died on mount Gaustatoppen – the Newspaper.en

(Dagbladet): A male climber, has perished on the mountain Gaustatoppen in Telemark, norway, after a fall. It confirms the police on Twitter.

- He fell down a cliff at approx. 30 metres, and broke both of his legs. It was carried out have lifesaving on-site, informs the operasjonsleder Geir Kastmo to the Newspaper.

Climbed with the camera

Kastmo states that the deceased is from the Uk and born in the mid-90s. He climbed the Gaustatoppen along with a peers compatriot.

- The set and rastet when he suddenly fell down from a mountain ledge, ” says operasjonslederen.

It is uncertain what damages the climber died. Work with the to notify the foreign man’s relatives was resource – and time-consuming, therefore, would not police confirm the death until several hours after the accident.

Helicopters summoned

Large crews were on their way up to the man, but was ordered back after he was declared dead. A Sea King rescue helicopter from the joint rescue coordination centre (HRS) South-Norway, and an air ambulance from the Eels was also involved.

We received notification about the accident at 17.42, via the fire department and the police, informs the HRS’ redningsleder Eirik Walle to the Newspaper.

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