Munich, Marktschellenberg (June 19th 2014 11:44). After 11 days 10 hours 14 minutes, a total of 274 hours Johann Westhauser was today successfully rescued from the “Riesending” cave in 1000m depth. “This operation was only possible because the best of the
Munich, Marktschellenberg (June 15th, 2014 18h). Videos, pictures and more information (in German language) can be found here: http://www.br.de/nachrichten/oberbayern/riesending-hoehle-bergwacht-102.html
Munich, Marktschellenberg (June 15th, 2014 15h). Meanwhile, the injured man was brought into bivouac 4. Now stands before the vertical part of the rescue. International cave rescuers have the rescue in this difficult part well prepared. Overall cave rescuers are
Munich, Markschellenberg (June 12th 2014, 14h). Yesterday evening two doctors from Austria and Italy have reached the patient. After a medical examination and stabilization of the patient, he can be transported. Currently, a special stretcher is brought to the patient.
Munich, Marktschellenberg (June 10, 2014 10h). Good news from the cave, the injured party is doing better, he can move and stand up. This will facilitate the rescue, because he can help. The operations management “cave” was taken over by
Munich, Marktschellenberg (09/06/14 10h). The rescue operation is slow and difficult. There is need for more experienced cave rescue specialists. The offer of support of the Italian Cave Rescue has not yet been adopted. Instead, now Swiss cave rescuers were