Watch: Ben Nevis Accident Fall Video
As per news sources reports video, a young man fell from Ben Nevis and died. As per BBC News, the alert was first reported about 14:15, according to Police Scotland.
The rescue was carried out by members of the Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team. However, amid frantic conditions, the Army men and five others were also stranded. It made rescue difficult and prolonged it to eight hours as many witnessed dozens of people rescued by coastguard helicopters.
Ben Nevis: Man dies and two people were injured after large-scale operation on mountain https://t.co/935QvaJLcf— Sky News (@SkyNews) March 9, 2022
Daily Mail mentioned that a total of 40 rescuers were sent to the hilltop from Prestwick and Inverness, whereas some of the climbers were escorted off the mountain to safety.
Additionally, one soldier injured his ankle, and another sustained minor abrasion while attempting to save him, but their attempt failed as they could not save him.
Luckily, two other people aged 27 and 29 were rescued and transferred to Fort William's Belford Hospital. They are not believed to be in critical or life-threatening conditions at present.