Body of Chinese tourist who died climbing Mt Kenya retrieved


Body of Chinese tourist who died climbing Mt Kenya retrieved

Kenya Wildlife Service retrieved the body of a Chinese tourist who died while climbing Mount Kenya.

Fang Wenchao, 33, is said to have fallen on Sunday while trying to scale Mt Kenya’s highest peak, Batian peak.

The Kenya wildlife Service team, working in collaboration with Tropic Airlift lifted the body, which was then taken to Nanyuki mortuary awaiting cremation.

The Tropic Air pilot Ben Simpson said that this is the first time a body had been airlifted 5,000 meters above sea level.

 

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