Friday, 25. April 2014
11. 02. 13. - 14:00
A British teenager had to be rescued from a ravine after getting trapped whilst skiing in Lech, Austria.
Lift operators who heard his screams notified rescuers who were able to rescue the 13-year-old who was uninjured.
The teen had lost his mother and brother whilst skiing and had ended up on a steep forested area.
As he could not ski down or climb up he began to shout for help. His mobile phone battery was empty.
After 90 minutes the child was found and was rescued with the help of ropes- from the ravine where he was unable to move due to the deep snow.
His mother had reported him missing and a search party was launched. After 90 minutes lift operators heard shouts for help and the boy was rescued.
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