Highlands & Islands

Two men found safe after Cairngorms search

Two men have been found safe and well after spending the night in the Cairngorms in the Highlands.

The men were reported lost at about 19:00 on Thursday, after a day's climbing in the area.

The search involved teams from RAF Leuchars, RAF Lossiemouth, Cairngorm, Glenmore Lodge, Braemar and search and rescue dogs.

The climbers were found on Ben MacDui at 10:00. They were uninjured but suffering the effects of the cold.

A Police Scotland spokesman said they were flown by RAF rescue helicopter to the Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Base.

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