Student is killed by 1,300ft fall in Alps

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The Independent Online

A teenager has died in the French Alps after he fell 1,300ft in a storm. Robbie Cammack, 19, an Edinburgh medical student from Craigellachie, Moray, had called for rescue when he and a friend got stuck 10,000ft up the Frendo Spur on the Aiguille du Midi.

The storm caused delay and by the time the helicopter found them Robbie had slipped from his belay. His friend survived, with hypothermia.