160 Skiers rescued by Helicopters

Posted By: The Ski Channel on January 7, 2011 10:13 am

AUSTRIA- 160 Skiers and snowboarders were rescued by helicopters after getting stuck on a defective chairlift at Gruenau-Kaesbergat Ski Area .

Most of the 160 skiers were winched to safety, but 17 unlucky people had to be flown out on cables attached to helicopters.

No injuries were reported, but several stranded people had to be treated for shock.