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# swiss-alps - Monday 14 June, 2021

Five die in separate plane and glider crashes in Swiss Alps
# Plane Crash
# Plane Crash

Five die in separate plane and glider crashes in Swiss Alps

Jun 14th 2021, 7:50 PM 16,677 Views 2 Comments

Four people, including one child, died when their plane crashed into the mountain, one kilometer from where another pilot of a glider also died.

# swiss-alps - Sunday 28 April, 2019

Four hikers die in Swiss Alps avalanche
# Swiss Alps
# Swiss Alps

Four hikers die in Swiss Alps avalanche

Apr 28th 2019, 11:43 AM 14,968 Views 6 Comments

The accident took place on Friday in the village of Fieschertal.

# swiss-alps - Monday 30 April, 2018

Six people die in Swiss Alps after being forced to spend night outdoors
# Pigne D'Arolla
# Pigne D'Arolla

Six people die in Swiss Alps after being forced to spend night outdoors

Apr 30th 2018, 8:28 PM 46,535 Views 6 Comments

Five others remain in critical condition after ending up stranded in the Pigne d’Arolla area of the Swiss Alps.

# swiss-alps - Sunday 14 January, 2018

India's capital is polluted with smog... but these Delhi offices have air as fresh as the Swiss Alps
# India
# India

India's capital is polluted with smog... but these Delhi offices have air as fresh as the Swiss Alps

Jan 14th 2018, 3:30 PM 21,100 Views 12 Comments

The Paharpur Business Centre has more than 7,000 plants pumping fresh air into its offices.

# swiss-alps - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

13,000 tourists trapped in Swiss ski resort after heavy snowfall
# The Alps
# The Alps

13,000 tourists trapped in Swiss ski resort after heavy snowfall

Jan 9th 2018, 6:00 PM 33,873 Views 18 Comments

The avalanche risk in Zermatt is at its highest level.

# swiss-alps - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

Three mountain climbers killed in avalanches in Swiss Alps
# Avalanche Deaths
# Avalanche Deaths

Three mountain climbers killed in avalanches in Swiss Alps

Dec 26th 2017, 6:57 AM 9,139 Views 6 Comments

Three climbers, two men and a woman, died in separate incidents.

# swiss-alps - Friday 6 October, 2017

Toddler rescued after being trapped in Swiss Alps crevice for 12 hours
# Lucky Escape
# Lucky Escape

Toddler rescued after being trapped in Swiss Alps crevice for 12 hours

Oct 6th 2017, 9:27 PM 20,576 Views 19 Comments

The girl fell into a deep crevice during a family hike in the Swiss Alps.

# swiss-alps - Monday 11 September, 2017

Around 30 people injured in Swiss Alps train crash
# Andermatt
# Andermatt

Around 30 people injured in Swiss Alps train crash

Sep 11th 2017, 1:50 PM 11,785 Views 1 Comment

It’s been reported that the crash happened at the Andermatt station.

# swiss-alps - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Eight people missing after landslide in the Swiss Alps
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

Eight people missing after landslide in the Swiss Alps

Aug 24th 2017, 11:43 AM 9,991 Views 3 Comments

The landslide forced the evacuation of a village in the Swiss Alps

# swiss-alps - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

PICTURES: World's largest tunnel opens under the Swiss Alps
# Gotthard Base Tunnel
# Gotthard Base Tunnel

PICTURES: World's largest tunnel opens under the Swiss Alps

Jun 1st 2016, 10:03 PM 30,167 Views 53 Comments

The 57-kilometre (35-mile) Gotthard Base Tunnel (GBT) opened officially today.

# swiss-alps - Friday 23 January, 2015

Irish Olympic skier Kirsty McGarry wins the 'world's craziest race' in the Swiss Alps
# On The Piste
From The42
# On The Piste

Irish Olympic skier Kirsty McGarry wins the 'world's craziest race' in the Swiss Alps

Jan 23rd 2015, 3:14 PM 6,290 Views 1 Comment

Schilthorn is best-known as having served as a key location in the James Bond film ‘On Her Majesty’s Secret Service’.

# swiss-alps - Friday 27 December, 2013

Irish skier dies in Swiss Alps avalanche
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Irish skier dies in Swiss Alps avalanche

Dec 27th 2013, 8:55 PM 41,026 Views 14 Comments

The cross-country skier was found near the town of Realp.

# swiss-alps - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Wingsuit flier dies in Swiss Alps after jumping from 10,000 feet
# Parachuting
# Parachuting

Wingsuit flier dies in Swiss Alps after jumping from 10,000 feet

Aug 14th 2013, 8:44 PM 17,180 Views 52 Comments

Wingsuit flying is done in a special jumpsuit, called a wingsuit, which adds surface area to the human body to enable a significant increase in lift.

# swiss-alps - Thursday 15 March, 2012

Swiss tunnel crash victims remembered across Belgium
# Condolences
# Condolences

Swiss tunnel crash victims remembered across Belgium

Mar 15th 2012, 6:26 PM 5,036 Views 8 Comments

Pictures of the Swiss Alps crash victims have also been released.

# swiss-alps - Wednesday 14 March, 2012