Man dies after falling from Ben Nevis
A MAN has died after falling from Ben Nevis.
Police in Lochaber confirmed that he died after falling from the north face of the mountain.
The man, who was in his fifties and from out with the area, died as a result of his injuries.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Emergency services were alerted to the incident by the man's climbing companion, who was uninjured, at around 6pm on Friday 7th October.
"Personnel from Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team, assisted by RAF Mountain Rescue Team, attended the scene with rescue helicopter R951 to uplift the men from the hill around 2am on... read more
- 14:06 Albania opposition blocks roads, wants technocrat government
- 14:06 Two taken to hospital with serious injuries after Worksop collision
- 14:06 23 pieces of advice to help first-time fathers survive labour
- 14:06 Bingo! Doncaster couple raise cash for hospice
- 14:06 Birmingham City: Matthew Upson on Gianfranco Zola and scrapping for...
- 14:06 It’s National Stop Snoring Week: What causes snoring and how can it...
- 14:06 Birmingham City fans pay tribute to Aston Villa's Ugo Ehiogu during...
- 14:05 The science behind why we can't stop eating kebabs
- 14:05 Part of M6 motorway in Cumbria blocked after HGV crash
- 14:04 Shadow Brexit Secretary to speak at Burnley's May Day Festival
- 14:04 Conor McGregor still hopeful of fighting Floyd Mayweather in September
- 14:04 Britons buy fewer houses in Spain after Brexit vote - study
- 14:04 YP Letters: Our national broadcasters should adopt ‘Brexit-free days’
- 14:04 YP Letters: Try walking back to a happier, healthier life
- 14:03 Lancashire recommends... Shopping experiences
- 14:02 Manchester United fans will love Michael Keane's reported answer to...
- 14:02 Ex-Liverpool FC defender Mamadou Sakho plays down celebration of...
- 14:02 Hundreds of scouts march through streets in St George’s Day parade
- 14:01 Chester's most patriotic publican misses St George's Day celebrations
- 14:01 Tour de Yorkshire preview: What you need to know about this...
- 14:01 Comedian Eddie Izzard enjoys picnic ahead of The Great Get Together...
- 14:01 The science behind why we can't stop eating kebabs
- 14:00 Emmanuel Macron wife: Who is Brigitte Trogneux, the former teacher...
- 14:00 Russian mountaineers plan expedition to recover all Everest’s dead
- 14:00 Men who tell sexist or homophobic jokes suffer from low self esteem
- 14:00 Machete wielding man arrested
- 13:59 Futures rally as French worries ease; earnings in focus
- 13:59 Israel indicts U.S.-Israeli teen over bomb threats
- 13:58 Chelsea star Marcos Alonso delivers Manchester United revelation: I...
- 13:58 Parking charges in St Helens to RISE by 20 per cent