Man dies after fall from mountain in Jotunheimen

helicopter ambulanceHelicopter ambulance.Photo: Gorm Kallestad / NTB scanpix

A 60-year-old man who was walking with his daughter died after descending a mountain stream at Mjølkedalsbreen in Sogn and Fjordane.


The accident was reported to the police at 17.11 on Sunday afternoon.

‘’They were on a day trip in the area when the accident occurred.

The man fell down a mountain cliff around a hundred meters.The air ambulance was sent in, but the man was dead when he was found,” said Per Algrøy, operations manager of the Western police district to Bergens Tidende newspaper.

Mjølkedalsbreen is located on the border between Sogn and Fjordane and Oppland, in the municipalities of Luster and Vang. According to the police, the man lived in Oslo.


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