Helicopters rescue stranded ski lift passengers in French Alps


Skiers stranded for hours on broken-down gondolas at the at the Chamrousse resort resort in the French Alps, swaying in the wind at heights of up to 25 metres above ground, were rescued after helicopters dropped rescuers who winched the passengers safely to ground.

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Around 200 skiers who were left stranded in chairlifts when a gondola broke down at a resort in the French Alps have been rescued by workers via helicopter, reports ABC News (Australia).