A tourist is lost again in the frozen Tatras!


Only just a few days after the seek for the mountain rescue service for the three Poles who tragically died whereas attempting to defeat the Gerlachov Peak, rescuers report one other motion.

According to the rescuers’ investigation, the lacking tourist may transfer in the Western Tatras in the half from Volovec in direction of Bystrá. According to mountain rescuers on the social community, colleagues from the Polish TOPR requested them for assist. They have not discovered a tourist but.

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“Since the location of his cell phone via the Permanent Service of the Presidium of the Police Force confirmed that the cellphone was registered in the Slovak community, a search was launched on the Slovak facet of the Western Tatras,” the rescuers defined.

The squadron of the Ministry of the Interior requested for cooperation, which picked up an HZS rescue helicopter from the heliport in Žiarská dolina. Some rescuers landed in the subject and different rescuers, whereas climate situations allowed, searched the chosen space from the air.

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“Unfortunately, round midday, because of the shifting entrance and stronger wind, the search from the helicopter deck needed to be stopped and continued till darkish,” the mountain service approached.

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According to rescuers, the search was hampered by extraordinarily unhealthy situations – sturdy winds, freezing rain, poor visibility and, final however not least, slippery icy terrain. Throughout the day, Polish rescuers additionally used a helicopter, drone and floor to seek for all attainable areas for the lacking on the Polish facet of the Tatras. Also unsuccessful.

Rescuers attended the regional fireplace brigade heart of the Western Tatras, the Avalanche Prevention Center, the coaching heart, the fireplace brigade directorate and one volunteer fireplace brigade rescue at the rescue operation on Thursday. The search continues on Friday morning.


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