Fatality on Everest

Posted: Apr 03, 2014 03:25 am EDT

(Newsdesk) Mingma Tenzing from Namche Bazaar, one of Peak Freaks summit climbing Sherpa guides died in Kathmandu hospital today, the outfit has posted. Falling ill in BC with HAPE, the man was airlifted to the capital where he later passed.

"We are in complete disbelief" the expedition wrote from KTM.  "This reminds us once again just how serious AMS (acute mountain sickness) is. Our team is overwhelmed with sadness." 

 

Mingma Tenzing contracted HAPE while working in Everest BC ahead of the team.
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