Recreation accidents

FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2011 file photo, the last light of the day sets on Mount Everest as it rises behind Mount Nuptse as seen from Tengboche, in the Himalaya's Khumbu region, Nepal. Famed Swiss climber Ueli Steck was killed Sunday, April 30, 2017, in a mountaineering accident near Mount Everest in Nepal, expedition organizers said. Mingma Sherpa of the Seven Summit Treks said Steck was killed at Camp 1 of Mount Nuptse. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer, File)
April 30, 2017 - 7:39 am
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Famed Swiss climber Ueli Steck was killed Sunday in a mountaineering accident near Mount Everest in Nepal, expedition organizers said. Mingma Sherpa of Seven Summit Treks said Steck was killed at Camp 1 of Mount Nuptse. His body has been recovered from the site and been...
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FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2011 file photo, the last light of the day sets on Mount Everest as it rises behind Mount Nuptse as seen from Tengboche, in the Himalaya's Khumbu region, Nepal. Famed Swiss climber Ueli Steck was killed Sunday, April 30, 2017, in a mountaineering accident near Mount Everest in Nepal, expedition organizers said. Mingma Sherpa of the Seven Summit Treks said Steck was killed at Camp 1 of Mount Nuptse. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer, File)
April 30, 2017 - 6:39 am
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Famed Swiss climber Ueli Steck was killed Sunday in a mountaineering accident near Mount Everest in Nepal, expedition organizers said. Mingma Sherpa of the Seven Summit Treks said Steck was killed at Camp 1 of Mount Nuptse. His body has been recovered from the site and been...
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FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2015 file photo Swiss climber Ueli Steck poses for a photo at the foot of a climbing wall in Wilderswil, Canton of Berne, Switzerland. Expedition organizers say famed Swiss climber Ueli Steck was killed in a mountaineering accident near Mount Everest in Nepal. (Christian Beutler/Keystone via AP)
April 30, 2017 - 5:48 am
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Famed Swiss climber Ueli Steck was killed Sunday in a mountaineering accident near Mount Everest in Nepal, expedition organizers said. Mingma Sherpa of the Seven Summit Treks said Steck was killed at Camp 1 of Mount Nuptse. His body has been recovered from the site and been...
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April 17, 2017 - 8:37 am
DANBURY, N.C. (AP) — A man is recovering after falling 20 feet while rock climbing at a state park in North Carolina. News outlets report the 28-year-old man was rock climbing in Hanging Rock State Park when he fell around 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Stokes County Emergency Medical Services shift supervisor...
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Security members investigate at the site after a hot air balloon hit a high-voltage transmission line and crashed near Cappadocia, a popular tourist destination in central Turkey, Sunday, April 9, 2017. The state-run Anadolu Agency says several hot air balloons lifted off Sunday in Turkey's Cappadocia region to give tourists a scenic view of the historic site, and one hit the electric line during its descent. (DHA-Depo Photo via AP)
April 09, 2017 - 8:52 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — A hot air balloon hit a high-voltage transmission line in central Turkey and crashed Sunday near a popular tourist destination, killing a French tourist and injuring at least seven people, the transport ministry said. Turkey's Ministry of Transport said the balloon was carrying 20...
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April 09, 2017 - 5:04 am
NORWAY-UNEXPLODED DEVICE Norway police find 'bomb-like' device, arrest suspect COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway's security service has taken over an investigation into an explosive device found overnight by a busy subway station in the Norwegian capital of Oslo, prompting police to evacuate nearby...
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Security members investigate at the site after a hot air balloon hit a high-voltage transmission line and crashed near Cappadocia, a popular tourist destination in central Turkey, Sunday, April 9, 2017. The state-run Anadolu Agency says several hot air balloons lifted off Sunday in Turkey's Cappadocia region to give tourists a scenic view of the historic site, and one hit the electric line during its descent. (DHA-Depo Photo via AP)
April 09, 2017 - 4:59 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — A hot air balloon hit a high-voltage transmission line and crashed Sunday near a popular tourist destination in central Turkey, killing a French tourist and injuring 20 other people, Turkish news agencies said. The state-run Anadolu Agency says several hot air balloons lifted off...
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April 09, 2017 - 4:11 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — A hot air balloon hit a high-voltage transmission line and crashed Sunday near a popular tourist destination in central Turkey, killing a French tourist and injuring 20 other people, Turkish news agencies said. The state-run Anadolu Agency says several hot air balloons lifted off...
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April 09, 2017 - 2:57 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says a hot air balloon has crashed near a tourist destination in central Turkey, killing one tourist and wounding 20 others. The Anadolu Agency says several hot air balloons lifted off Sunday in Turkey's Cappadocia region to give tourists a scenic view...
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March 15, 2017 - 12:27 pm
BERLIN (AP) — The Austria Press Agency says that three mountain climbers have been killed in an avalanche in the Austrian Alps and authorities are trying to locate a man still missing. The report, citing police, says that the climbers had been part of an eight-person group when the avalanche hit at...
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