Monday, August 15, 2011

Video of mid-air rescue of tourists trapped in Alpine Cable Car

Helicopters were used in central Germany to pluck 20 passengers who had been stranded in a cable car above a 260 foot drop, reports the BBC.

The 19 passengers and 1 conductor had to spend 18 hours dangling after a paraglider flew into the lines carrying the cable car in Mt Tegelberg in Bavaria.

The rescue attempt took nine helicopters over 2 hours on Saturday morning.

Original content Bob DeMarco, Look Beyond the Obvious