Résumé de l'incident
- Location Description
- Approximately 1.5km south of Nain, NL
- 56.52566 °, -61.69503 °
- 150 m
- A group of three was on a route used to travel between Nain and sea ice at an inlet approximately 4km south of Nain. They were working on a stuck or broken down snowmobile when all three were struck by an avalanche at or near a height of land that has a an east facing slope above. Two remained on the surface. One was buried and could not be found by the survivors. A call for help mobilized a major rescue effort and the deceased was located by probing approximately 2.7m below the surface.
|Date/Heure||Taille||Type||Déclencheur||Altitude||Versant||Largeur de la plaque||Épaisseur de la plaque|
|Température actuelle||Température maximale||Température minimale||Tendance 24h||Vitesse du vent||Direction du vent||Condition du ciel||Type et intensité des précipitations|
Commentaire météo: Approximately 25cm of new snow fell the night before the accident, accompanied by strong winds.
|Manteau neigeux||Neige 24 hrs||Neige de tempête||Date de la tempête|
Commentaire sur le manteau neigeux: Snowpack in the area of the incident is described as highly variable in depth.
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