Three skiers from southern Germany came in the Austrian Lech under an avalanche claimed the lives of. The authorities reported on Sunday, was reported missing by a man of the four-strong group in the morning.
The four friends, the skiers were on Saturday reported to be on a closed route on the road. In the evening they were reported missing. According to the police, the rescuers found the bodies of three men from upper Swabia at the age of 32, 36 and 57 years, shortly before midnight. The still-missing Person is 28 years old and also from southern Germany.
on Saturday evening, the wife of a skier missing was display, succeeded the helpers quickly to locate the group via cell phone tracking. A rescue team was immediately. Three of the skiers were found, according to the police against 23 clock. They had injuries as well as suffocation characteristics. Winter athletes had the entire emergency equipment. Despite of deployed Airbags, they were spilled.
the search for The fourth Victim had to be canceled due to high avalanche danger. Whether it will be included again on Sunday, decides to an avalanche of Commission in the morning, a police spokesman said. “It is a question as to whether the search because of the large avalanche danger is justified,” said the spokesman.
On Saturday prevailed in Lech, above 2000 meters avalanche warning level 3. Due to further snowfall, the avalanche danger is expected to increase only in the Region of the Arlberg. Widespread is expected until Tuesday in the high altitudes of around a metre of new snow and more.