Six People Rescued After Avalanche Comes Crashing Down At Swiss Ski Resort | NBC Nightly News

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A swath of snow tumbled down a ski slope in Andermatt, Switzerland, right into the path of skiers who were then buried by the powder. Everyone survived, but two have been flown to the hospital with minor injuries. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: ...



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Crashing down on them and as molly hunter reports, theirs wasn’t and as molly hunter reports, theirs wasn’t the only close call reports, theirs, wasn’t, the only close call recently. the only close call recently. reporter. This is recently. reporter. This is the terrifying moment. reporter this is the terrifying moment caught on camera that the terrifying moment caught on camera that snow rushi ...
g down the caught on camera that snow, rushing down the slopes passed skiers snow, rushing down the slopes passed skiers, creating an avalanche. slopes, passed skiers, creating an Avalanche. in switzerland, the creating an avalanche. in switzerland, the emergency call came in switzerland. The emergency call came just before 11:0 0 emergency callcame, just before 11:0 0. This morning.

, just before 11:0 0. This morning. andrew was skiing. With this morning. andrew was skiing with his family. Nearby. andrew was skiing, with his family nearby. , watching from the his family nearby. , watching from the ride. , watching from the ride. There are adults and ride.

There are adults and people with poles. There are adults and people with poles searching for people, people with poles searching for people under the snow. searching for people under the snow. reporter tonight, under the snow. reporter tonight, the frantic search reporter tonight. The frantic search ended everyone. The frantic search ended, everyone survived, six rescues, ended. Everyone survived six rescues, two flown to the survived: six rescues, two flown to the hospital. two flown to the hospital. , a dramatic rescue hospital. , a dramatic rescue, austria, a skier, a dramatic rescue, austria, a skier buried for five hours.

austria, a skier buried for five hours. He survived in an air buried for five hours. He survived in an air pocket finally found he survived in an air pocket finally found thanks to his pocket finally found thanks to his avalanche beacon, thanks to his avalanche, beacon, pinpointing his avalanche, beacon, pinpointing his location. pinpointing his location. it’s avalanche season, location. it’s avalanche season December to april and it’s avalanche season december to april, and these dangers not december to april andthese dangers not surprising. These dangers, not surprising. in utah. Yesterday, a surprising.

in utah yesterday a close call near park in utah. Yesterday, a close call near park, city. close call near park, city. heads up, city. heads up, , reporter it’s, the heads up, , reporter it’s, the same area where reporter it’s the same area where another man died In an same area where another man died in an avalanche earlier, this another man died in an avalanche earlier this month, but watch as the avalanche earlier this month, but watch as the snowboarder keeps month, but watch as the snowboarder keeps going later telling snowboarder keeps going Later telling the man filminghe going later telling the man filming he didn’t have any the man filming he didn’t have any avalanche survival. Didn’T have any avalanche survival, gear. avalanche survival, gear. it’s, something andrew gear. it’s, something andrew says he might it’s something andrew says he might consider. says he might consider. Do you ski with a consider.

? Do you ski with a beacon or any kind of ? Do you ski with a beacon or any kind of avenue, beacon or any kind of avenue, avalanche equipment, avenue, avalanche equipment, ? We are thinking how avalanche equipment . We are thinking. How are the people ? We are thinking? How are the people searching for? People are the peoplesearching for people under the snow, and i searching for people under the snow and i think it makes sense under the snow, and i think it makes sense to have something like think. It makes sense to have something like that. to have something like that. , >, > reporter andrew that. , reporter andrew and his family. Now.


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