Air Zermatt to the Rescue, Part 1

A helicopter Eurocopter AS-350B-3 of Air Zermatt company flies next to the Matterhorn mountain, above the resort of Zermatt on August 8, 2020.
Credit: FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP via Getty Images
Air Zermatt’s trademark has been high alpine rescue, much of it conducted near the deadliest of the massifs in the Alps, the mighty Matterhorn. Since the first ascent in 1865, over 500 people have died on the iconic peak. There have been years in which 25 mountaineers died while climbing the...

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