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Mountain rescue for a EUFOR Althea helicopter

(B2) An Austrian helicopter from the EU stabilization operation in Bosnia-Herzegovina (EUFOR Althea) intervened this Sunday (15 March) alongside around forty rescuers from the Bosnian Mountain Rescue (GSS) in the Prenj massif.

(credit: GSS April 2019 – Archives B2)

The Bosnian GSS received a call for help around 12:30 p.m. from a group of hikers because one of their members had fallen from the cliffs of Veliki Osobac. Unfortunately without success, according to GSS. The body of mountaineer Z.Š. was eventually found at the end of the afternoon, a few hundred meters from the point of fall.


Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).