Fatal avalanche accident: ski tourers (60) carried away by avalanches on Warscheneck in Spital am Pyhrn

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Online since February 20, 2021 at 8:03 pm

Spital am Pyhrn.A fatal avalanche accident occurred on Saturday afternoon at Warscheneck in Spital am Pyhrn (Kirchdorf an der Krems district). A 60-year-old was swept away by an avalanche and died.

“A 60-year-old and a 49-year-old, both from the Gmunden district, went on a ski tour over the ski instructor path to the Warscheneck on February 20, 2021. © www.de24.news The y reached the summit shortly before 12:00 and started the descent at approx. 12:15 pm When entering the so-called “Schilehrerweg”, the 60-year-old driving ahead threw a slab of snow. He was hit by the snow and fell over rocky terrain about 150 meters in altitude. © www.de24.news The  49-year-old man was able to drive across Avoid being carried away. Ski tourers on the way up noticed the accident and immediately provided first aid. © www.de24.news The  60-year-old was not buried. He suffered fatal injuries in the fall and died at the scene of the accident. © www.de24.news The  49-year-old was not injured in the accident He was brought into the valley by the emergency helicopter Christophorus 14. © www.de24.news The  body was recovered by the helicopter of the flight police with the support of two alpine police officers © www.de24.news The re were four mountain rescue stations with a total of 33 men and four avalanche search dogs, “reports the police.

Fatal avalanche accident: ski tourers (60) carried away by avalanches on Warscheneck in Spital am Pyhrn
Photo: laumat.at/Matthias Lauber

Fatal avalanche accident: ski tourers (60) carried away by avalanches on Warscheneck in Spital am Pyhrn
Photo: laumat.at/Matthias Lauber

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by Matthias Lauber
created on 02/20/2021 at 6:35 pm,
published on 02/20/2021 at 8:03 p.m.,
last updated on 02/20/2021 at 8:03 pm.





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Fatal avalanche accident ski tourers carried avalanches Warscheneck Spital Pyhrn

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