A climber has plunged 30 metres to his death from Puig Campana in Finestrat. The 53-year-old was climbing a ridge on the west face of the mountain when the tragedy happened. The man and a companion were heading towards the abseil exit of the fourth section when he fell.
The Provincial Fire Brigade of the Alicante Provincial Council were alerted to the accident on the Castellets ridge and its rescue team rushed to the scene of the incident. Once there they waited for the judicial police to arrive. Due to the nature of the accident a rescue helicopter was also required.