More than 150 people stuck on a ski lift at a ski resort in Austria

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krauledat in Photobacterium. Archive photoMore than 150 people stuck on a ski lift at a ski resort in Austria© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krajevima the image Bank

More than 150 people stuck on the lift in the ski resort of Kreischberg in Austria, carried out the rescue operation, reports TV channel ORF.

According to police, the incident occurred on Monday afternoon, the cause of the stops was the mechanical failure of the equipment.

In the rescue operation involved the forces of the rescue service and the police also used three helicopters. As reported in police, tourists hope to evacuate before nightfall.

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