VIDEO: Two mountaineers rescued after falling 65 feet into crevasse in the Alps

VIDEO: Two mountaineers rescued after falling 65 feet into crevasse in the Alps

Two mountaineers fell over 65 feet into a crevasse on the western slope of a mountain in the Alps on the border between Italy and Switzerland, according to ABC News.

The accident happened at an altitude of 4100 meters and was reported just before 2 p.m. on April 25.

Local rescue teams and a helicopter with a medical crew carried out the rescue.

The two mountaineers, both 23-years-old, were taken to the emergency room. Both have since returned home and are okay.

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