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An alpine climber died, a start of exposure; the response of his friend: it was necessary helicopter's operations
Cuneo, Italy - The operation of the searches of the cadaver in the first case and of the salvage in the second one were made by means of helicopters of the Financial police as well as of the Mountain rescue
Richard Eliot, this the name of the English victim, died because of exposure: the man left af dawn on Sunday, with his friend Paul Field, he also alpine, from the French valley Vesubie. The two men, both 40 years old, were disoriented by a snowstorm, which prevented Eliot to reach the refuge "Questa" located 2388 metres altitude (Valley Gesso, Cuneo) and allowed the most lucky Field to reach it but...
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