Mudslide in Valais swept away father and daughter

Mudslide in Valais swept away father and daughter

Aug. 13, 2019, 9:26 a.m.
Rescuers in canton Valais say there is no chance a missing 6-year-old girl and her 37-year-old father will be found a...
American teens rescued from Zurich's highest mountain

American teens rescued from Zurich's highest mountain

June 26, 2019, 8:37 a.m.
Two teenage American tourists had to be rescued by helicopter on the Uetliberg, Zurich’s highest mountain.
Man rescued after avalanche

Man rescued after avalanche

Jan. 4, 2019, 8:17 a.m.
A man is recovering in hospital after being rescued following an avalanche in Flumserberg in canton Sankt Gallen.
Migrant-rescuing ship not allowed to sail under Swiss flag

Migrant-rescuing ship not allowed to sail under Swiss flag

Dec. 4, 2018, 9:47 a.m.
The government has rejected a plan to allow the ship which has been rescuing refugees in the Mediterranean to sail un...
27,000 signatures for petition to continue migrant-rescue work

27,000 signatures for petition to continue migrant-rescue work

Oct. 10, 2018, 9:20 a.m.
27,000 people have signed a petition to allow a ship to continue its work rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean.
Dogs rescued from house of garbage

Dogs rescued from house of garbage

Sept. 25, 2018, 7:37 a.m.
18 small dogs have been rescued from an apartment in Lugano which was knee deep in rubbish.
Russian hikers face massive rescue bill

Russian hikers face massive rescue bill

Aug. 21, 2018, 6:33 a.m.
A group of 22 Russian hikers are facing a hefty bill after an ill-thought out walk.
Mountaineer falls 300m to his death in Valais

Mountaineer falls 300m to his death in Valais

Aug. 8, 2018, 9:51 a.m.
A mountaineer has died after he fell 300 metres from the Dent Blanche in the canton of Valais.
Rescue workers busy over National day holiday

Rescue workers busy over National day holiday

Aug. 3, 2018, 9:02 a.m.
Rescue workers didn’t much of a holiday on Wednesday. A combination of severe storms and the hot weather meant ...
Elderly woman dies and her husband goes missing in Lake Zurich

Elderly woman dies and her husband goes missing in Lake Zurich

July 27, 2018, 9:16 a.m.
A private motorboat trip on Lake Zurich yesterday afternoon turned to tragedy when the group onboard jumped into the ...
Party goers rescue troubled swimmer from Zurich river

Party goers rescue troubled swimmer from Zurich river

July 27, 2018, 9:13 a.m.
Two students, who were at a birthday party near the River Limmat in Zurich, are being hailed as heroes after they jum...
No trace of swimmer who disappeared in the River Aare

No trace of swimmer who disappeared in the River Aare

July 26, 2018, 9:19 a.m.
A woman who was swimming with a friend in the River Aare in the canton of Aargau on Tuesday has disappeared without t...
Teenagers rescued from island

Teenagers rescued from island

July 18, 2018, 8:57 a.m.
Young couple rescued after getting stuck on an island in the middle of the Rhine
Titlis cable.car to open today after helicopter rescue

Titlis cable.car to open today after helicopter rescue

June 7, 2018, 6:36 a.m.
It’s hoped the cable car running to the top of the Titlis Mountain will be open today after helicopters were us...
21 year old British man dies in Les Diablerets after crashing into tree

21 year old British man dies in Les Diablerets after crashing into tree

Feb. 22, 2018, 6:49 a.m.
A 21 year old British man died in Les Diablerets yesterday afternoon after he crashed into a tree.
Firefighters rescue cows from cesspit in Bern

Firefighters rescue cows from cesspit in Bern

Feb. 22, 2018, 6:37 a.m.
If you think you’ve had a bad day at work – spare a thought for firefighters yesterday who had to climb i...
Skier found dead in Nidwalden

Skier found dead in Nidwalden

Feb. 5, 2018, 5:48 a.m.
A 56 year old skier was found dead by rescue services on Saturday afternoon. The man was reported missing and a major...
British skiers die after plunging down cliff in Chamonix

British skiers die after plunging down cliff in Chamonix

Jan. 29, 2018, 9:19 a.m.
Two British skiers have died after plunging several hundred metres off a cliff in the French resort of Chamonix. &...
Record breaking mountain rescue missions over New Year

Record breaking mountain rescue missions over New Year

Jan. 3, 2018, 8:48 a.m.
Helicopter rescue services were busy over the New Year. On New Year’s Eve alone rescuers were called out 110 ti...
Chinese tourist killed by rock fall - possibly triggered by jets

Chinese tourist killed by rock fall - possibly triggered by jets

Sept. 28, 2017, 9:13 a.m.
A 42 year old Chinese tourist was killed on the Eiger after being struck by a falling rock. Witnesses say the rock fa...
Mountains claim several lives over weekend

Mountains claim several lives over weekend

Aug. 28, 2017, 7:06 a.m.
The mountains have claimed several lives over the weekend – 4 are dead and 2 seriously injured.
Hikers injured in Oberland rockfall

Hikers injured in Oberland rockfall

Aug. 21, 2017, 8:28 a.m.
Six hikers were injured in the Bernese Oberland yesterday after being caught up in a rock fall.
Paraglider stranded on power lines in Nidwalden

Paraglider stranded on power lines in Nidwalden

Aug. 15, 2017, 9:59 a.m.
A paraglider had to be rescued after being stuck on a power line for several hours in canton Nidwalden.
Mountaineers fall to their deaths in the canton of Valais

Mountaineers fall to their deaths in the canton of Valais

July 14, 2017, 7:04 a.m.
Two mountaineers have died after falling 50 metres down a mountainside in the canton of Valais.
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