Foreign hiker dies after 60-foot fall in Spain’s Canary Islands

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RESCUE HELICOPTER: Landed in a remote, mountainous area of Spain's Gran Canaria island. Photo creditL Twitter / @112canarias

A MAN has died after falling 20-metres (60-feet) in a remote, mountainous area of Spain’s Gran Canaria island.

The 34-year-old German man was reported to have fallen in a difficult to access area in Cima del Roque Nublo in the municipality of Tejeda.

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An emergency and rescue group (GES) helicopter transferred the man to the University Hospital of Gran Canaria but he did not survive.

Police are investigating the circumstances of the fall.





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