French Ski Area Using Drones to Save Lives

The state of the art drone was trialled last season in the Belleville Valley ski resorts of Val Thorens, Les Menuires and St Martin de Belleville.


t helped save precious time in an avalanche rescue in Les Menuires in February and a huge mudslide this spring in Vallée des Encombres.

It was the idea of a professional drone pilot, Olivier Gardet.

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