Cliff Walker Plunged 33ft To Her Death

A 75-year-old Irish woman died when she plunged 33 feet to her death in a hiking accident in Majorca.

The woman had been walking with a group in Escorca, in the north-western part of the island, when she apparently slipped and fell off the cliff edge.

Local media said she had been hiking the Puig Roig circuit and had fallen from a height of approximately 10 metres in the area of Pas des Segarra.

Her hiking companions had called emergency services.

Firefighters, officers from the Spanish Civil Guard’s mountain rescue group and a helicopter were sent to the scene.

Her body was evacuated from the area and taken to nearby Inca for a post-mortem examination.

Picture shows mountaineers climbing on Puig Roig, in Spain. A 75-year-old Irish woman died in Escorca after suffering an accident while on an excursion in the area on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2022. (Newsflash)

Several of the 12-strong hiking group – all foreigners of different nationalities – had witnessed the woman losing her balance and falling off the steep cliff.

They were reportedly left distressed by the incident.


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