In the French area of the Mont Blanc stuck in the cabins of the cable car remain 33

In France, dozens of people had to spend the night in the cabins of the cable car, stuck between the two peaks in the mountain range of Mont Blanc at an altitude of over 3000 meters. The evacuation was interrupted for the night. Rescue operations resumed on Friday morning, September 9, writes NEWSru.com.

Thursday, September 8, afternoon and evening were evacuated 77 people. Another 33 people are still in the booths, according to L Express.

Initially, the funicular were about 110 people. Due to technical problems they were trapped at a height during travel between the top of the Aiguille du MIDI (3842 m) and the peak of Helbronner (3462 m). The route takes about half an hour, stuck 36 cabins, each with four seats.

First helicopter evacuated 65 people. It was reported that with the onset of darkness and adverse weather conditions the operation was aborted. As it turned out, Italian rescuers later that evening we were able to lift from the cable car another 12 tourists, informs RIA «news» referring to AFP.

It is noted that the lives of people stuck in the cable car is not in danger. The causes of PE are being investigated. Presumably, by the stop of the funicular brought strong gusts of wind.

We will remind, in the winter of 2013 in the ski resort in the Scottish County of Aberdeenshire has broken chairlift. About 10 people were injured.




In the French area of the Mont Blanc stuck in the cabins of the cable car remain 33 09.09.2016

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