Found "safe and well" at the parapentista spaniard lost since Friday in the Himalayas

Has spent five days and four nights to the weather Was located at 4,200 meters of altitude and the "very weakened" The parapentista spaniard José Luis B

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Has spent five days and four nights to the weather

Was located at 4,200 meters of altitude and the "very weakened"

The parapentista spaniard José Luis Bernal has been located in good health this Tuesday in the area that had been lost last Friday when he was performing this sport in Bir Billing (northwest India), about 4,200 metres of altitude. Bernal has been found shortly before 14.00 hours (local time in Spain).

The work of search resumed this morning with the goal of locating a "great enthusiast of the mountain" that "knows very well the means and knowledge to survive to the characteristics of the area."

Finally, it has been found after spending five days and four nights to the weather. Yesterday afternoon the friends of the parapentista already in such were able to contact him through the radio. It was then when they were able to determine who was at 4,200 meters of altitude, and was "very weakened".

The spaniard disappeared flying over the 'Big Face', one of the top features of the flight classic in the area, when their partners perideron contact with him. From that moment on, waited 24 hours after the incident and, once passed, they put the emergency protocol in operation.

So, this Sunday, they succeeded in the support of a helicopter of a private company, covering the service the CAF (club alpi French) with the guarantee of the service hired by him. The agreement by both parties was a service of 5 hours of flight, which were exhausted with 3 hours of displacement more than 2 hours of search. After that, the mountaineers would call for the intervention of the Spanish Government, which has not been needed after finding Bernal-safe and sound this Tuesday.

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Updated Date: 26 October 2018, 19:55

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