Rescue Crew Free Italian Alps Skiers Trapped on Cable Cars

StoryfulPublished: January 13, 20174 views
Published: January 13, 2017

More than 150 skiers become stranded on cable cars at the Cervinia ski resort in the Italian Alps on Christmas Eve because of high winds.

Rescuers lowered the skiers to safety from the stalled cable cars using ropes with the help of a helicopter from Air Zermatt. <a href="http://www.rainews.it/dl/rainews/articoli/Cervinia-telecabina-Plan-Maison-Cime-Bianche-bloccata-da-vento-soccorsi-Sospesi-per-ore-nelle-cabine-bloccate-tutti-sani-e-salvi-a8199750-6efc-44ac-8f2d-0bbf2e8282dd.html?refresh_ce" target="_blank"><span class="caps">RAI</span> News</a> reported that the last skier was freed around 11 pm on December 24, ending the seven hour rescue operation.

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