24 January 2018
High angle Recovery - Ndwedwe
IPSS Medical Rescue assisted SAPS K9 and Police Search and Rescue this afternoon with the recovery of the body of a 30yr old female, that fell down a 100m a cliff face.
Its believed that female was collecting plants for traditional medicine when she lost her footing and fell down the cliff side.
Rescuers used climbing equipment to climb up the the steep cliff to reach the body.
Specialised high angle equipment and systems were established to lower the body to level ground.
The body was then carried, with the help of the locals, for approximately 5km to an exit point.
Thank you to all involved especially the local community members that assisted the rescuers.
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