ISLAMABAD — Britain’s Wing Commander Gordon Henderson is feared useless days after he went lacking throughout a mountaineering expedition on Broad Peak, the 12th highest mountain on this planet, situated within the Karakoram Vary in Northeastern Pakistan.
As Pakistan’s savage mountain K2 garnered consideration for document variety of summits in a single day, a sequence of dramatic and nonetheless unclear occasions occurred on neighboring Broad Peak.
Gordon Henderson Kim, who was part of the British Companies Mountaineering Expedition, went lacking round six days in the past.
Royal Air Pressure has not declared him useless but nonetheless, officers suspect he’s now not alive amid harsh climate and no sources on the peak standing at 8,051 metres above sea stage.
An announcement issued by Royal Air Pressure mentioned they have been “deeply saddened” by the information. “Our thoughts are with Wing Commander Henderson’s family, friends and colleagues at this dreadful time,” RAF mentioned.
The Royal Air Pressure additionally urged for household’s privateness in arduous occasions, including additional hypothesis is unhelpful.
In the meantime, tributes have been pouring in from buddies, household, and the general public whereas the mountaineering neighborhood termed the information ‘devastated’.
The latest improvement comes as one other Romanian mountaineer was mentioned to be preventing for his life on the 8,000-metre peak. Canadian climber Richard Cartier was final noticed whereas descending from Camp 2 to Camp 1.