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88 year old woman found in snow after massive search in Vaud

National News // Jan. 29, 2018

A major search was triggered in canton Vaud over the weekend to track down a missing 88 year old woman.

SamCooper /wikipedia 88 year old woman found in snow after massive search in Vaud

Relatives in the village of Bassin reported the woman missing on Saturday evening – she was found in the snow on Sunday afternoon. Barely conscious and suffering from hypothermia.

Around 60 people were involved in the search, including police officers, civil defence staff and mountain rescue teams.

An army helicopter with night vision was also used.

The woman was flown to the Lausanne cantonal hospital.

 

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