Chalamain Gap area of the Cairngorms
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Cairngorms avalanche: RAF climbers among victims

The Ministry of Defence has confirmed that a man and a woman who died after being buried in an avalanche in the Scottish Highlands on Thursday afternoon were members of the RAF.

A third victim was a student taking part in a winter mountaineering course.

Nine other people who were on the mountain at the time were unhurt.

James Cook reports from the Cairngorms.

  • 15 Feb 2013
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