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UK News Missing skiers found after search by rescue teams

09:12  08 february  2018
09:12  08 february  2018 Source:   pressassociation.com

Missing skiers found after search by rescue teams

  Missing skiers found after search by rescue teams Aerial footage shows the two missing skiers had dug into snow in a bid to keep warm after they became lost in the CairngormsOne of the pair, realising they were lost as night fell on Tuesday, sent a text message to a family member asking them to call for help.

Rescue teams resumed their search of the Cairngorm plateau in the Highlands at first light on Wednesday. Mountain rescue teams from Braemar were also involved in combing the south side of the plateau. Cairngorm Mountain Rescue team revealed the skiers had been found just after 8am on

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Two skiers lost in Cairngorms (Maritime&Coastguard‏/PA): Two lost skiers © Provided by The Press Association Two lost skiers

Two skiers who failed to return from the Cairngorm mountains survived a night of freezing temperatures by digging a hole in the snow for shelter.

One of the pair, realising they were lost as night fell on Tuesday, sent a text message to a family member asking them to call for help.

The Cairngorm Mountain Rescue team began searching on Tuesday night before the hunt was stopped in the early hours owing to bad weather and poor visibility.

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Now Cairngorm Mountain Rescue team announced that the skiers had been found . Police made the grim discovery on January 28 after a body was found during the search . The skiers were reported missing overnight as temperatures across Scotland plummeted to as low as -8 C.

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It resumed at first light on Wednesday morning, with both skiers found at around 7.40am “safe and well, albeit a little cold”, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency said.

Neither required medical treatment and both were airlifted to the Mountain Rescue base to thaw out and warm up.

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