The two Dutch skiers killed by avalanche in Austria

The two Dutch men, 33 and 39 years of age, in the Austrian state of Tyrol, were killed by an avalanche, confirm with the Austrian police.

Of the two, according to the Austrian news medium OR one of the other Dutchman, off-piste skiing around 12.00 o’clock in the afternoon, in the ski resort of Sölden.

A 54-year-old man was able to escape, but the others were a hundred meters, swept away by the avalanche. She was a reddingsploeg was found under a covering of snow of between 2.5 and 3 meters in height. During the rescue operation were three helicopters were deployed.

Last weekend, warning the local authorities for possible avalanche risk: a couple of skiers that would be enough for an avalanche to cause harm.

As a specialist in the offpiste skiing, said on Saturday at breaking News is that the victims ‘ experience ‘the boys’ were in the ‘know’.


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