Dramatic Images and videos of the rescue were posted on Twitter by Michael Bauer, spokesperson of the Austrian Defence Ministry.
The army choppers took nearly three hours to rescue about 150 skiers after 30 takeoffs and landings, Austrian Defence Ministry spokesperson said. The rescue was completed before dark and no injuries were reported in the incident.
Kreischberg with its award-winning slopes is a ski resort in the Alps in southeast Austria's Styria which hosts several international competitions. Click for more trending news
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