The rescue workers could only rescue the man dead on Saturday afternoon. The skier was outside the marked piste. He fell several hundred meters deep.

There was a fatal skiing accident on the Titlis on Saturday afternoon.

man (35) dies in ski-accident on the Titlis

In addition to officers from the cantonal police in Nidwalden and Obwalden, Rega was also involved in the rescue of the casualty.

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  • On Saturday there is a 35- Year-old had a fatal accident on the Titlis.

  • According to initial findings, the skier fell more than 300 meters away from the marked piste.

  • Another freerider had found the victim, but the rescue workers were only able to rescue the man dead.

As reported by the Nidwalden canton police, a man died in a skiing accident on Mount Titlis early on Saturday afternoon. The skier was outside the marked piste. The 35-year-old is a Filipino citizen residing in Switzerland.

Fall over 300 meters

After a group of skiers had been on the Rindestitlis ski slope, the injured man left the group in the Ă„ngi area in the direction of the Lange Wand marked out To get to a previously agreed meeting point on the slope. After he did not appear there, the other group members alerted the slope rescue service of the Titlis mountain railways. At the same time, a freerider found the injured skier in the impassable terrain.

The Air Rescue Rega was only able to rescue the victim dead. According to the current state of the investigation, the casualty is likely to have crashed around 300 meters in the steep terrain, sustaining fatal injuries.

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By Teresa Tapmleton

Teresa Tampleton has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Nizh TEkegram, Teresa Tampleton worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teresa@ntelegram.com 1-800-268-7341

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