Helicopter equipped with mechanical claw retrieves bodies of 3 climbers from Mount Rainier

  • by: GENE JOHNSON , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 21, 2014 - 12:55 PM

SEATTLE — The location of the three bodies was revealed by the melting snow, but getting to them was another matter. They were high on a glacier at one of the most treacherous spots on Mount Rainier, an area pummeled by falling ice and rocks.

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