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Climber escapes Nepal crevasse despite broken arm and ribs

23 May 2014 Last updated at 13:45 BST

American climber Dr John All has relived his experience after falling into a crevasse on a Himalayan mountain in Nepal.

Dr All filmed his efforts to climb out of the hole, which he managed to do despite having five broken ribs and a broken arm.

The climber, 44, from Bowling Green, Kentucky in the US, took six hours to escape from the hole and another three to crawl back to his tent.

He then sent a a text message for help on his satellite messenger which was received by friends who arranged a helicopter airlift.

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