Skier missing after avalanche in the Scottish Highlands

Search resumes for missing skier swept up in huge avalanche in the Scottish Highlands Emergency services called to area near Glencoe Ski CentreThirty people involved in the search operationLeader of mountain rescue team admits it is unlikely the person would be found alive Person described as 'an experienced off-piste skier' who was 'out of the ski area' Temperatures could drop to -10C in the Highlands tonight By John Hutchinson PUBLISHED: 18:18 GMT, 30 March 2013 | UPDATED: 08:25 GMT, 31 March 2013 Rescuers have resumed their search for a skier missing after being caught up in a major avalanche in the Scottish Highlands. The man was skiing in an off-piste area behind Glencoe Ski Centre with his friend when the avalanche struck at about 1pm yesterday. He was swept away during the incident and efforts to find him have so far been unsuccessful

"He was like a rag doll": Nine-year-old boy tumbled 160ft down a mountain and walked away with only a bruised leg

'He was like a rag doll': Nine-year-old boy tumbled 160ft down a mountain and walked away with only a bruised legMarwaan Rajakazee was climbing Helvellyn mountain in the Lake DistrictFather Marwaan Rajakazee was convinced his son had died during fallHe described son as 'cat with nine lives' after surviving previous accident By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 17:29 GMT, 10 March 2013 | UPDATED: 19:01 GMT, 10 March 2013 A nine-year-old boy who tumbled 160 feet 'like a rag doll' down one of the UK's highest mountains survived with only a bumped head and a bruise on his leg. Marwaan Rajakazee had been climbing Helvellyn mountain in the Lake District with his father Imtiaz who could do nothing to stop his son plummeting after he slipped on an ice-covered slope. As Mr Rajakazee rushed down towards his son's lifeless body he was convinced he had died but, upon reaching the scene, Marwaan sat up and said 'I'm alive.' Tumble: Marwaan Rajakazee, nine, from Preston, Lancashire, was climbing Helvellyn in the Lake District with his father Imtiaz when he slipped on an ice-covered slope He described his son as a 'cat with nine lives', having previously survived an accident in which a quad bike toppled on him.

Boy, 10, flown to hospital after slipping and falling 165ft down snow-covered mountain

Boy, 10, airlifted to hospital after slipping on snow and plunging 165ft down England's third highest mountain Boy from Preston was climbing down Swirral Edge ridge on HelvellynWhile walking on the Lake District mountain he slipped on a steep slope Had suspected pelvic and head injuries and flown to hospital with father By Mark Duell PUBLISHED: 08:37 GMT, 18 February 2013 | UPDATED: 11:05 GMT, 18 February 2013 A 10-year-old boy was last night flown to hospital after falling 165ft down a snow-covered mountain. The boy, from Preston, Lancashire, was climbing down Swirral Edge ridge on Helvellyn in the Lake District with his father at 3:30pm yesterday when he slipped on a steep slope, mountain rescue said. A doctor and paramedic were dropped on the ridge by an air ambulance, and rescuers made their way to the boy.