Mountbatursunrisetrekking.com – Tourist falls to death in crater of active volcano Batur, he is Swedish tourist “Daniel Petersen” fell to his death into the crater of mount Batur Bali. Mount Batur deaths victim is 25 years old,he climb with his two friends on Wednesday (31/3/2010) 04.00 am. During on the way down hike along the south rim crater of Mount Batur who has height 5.633 feet or 1,717 meter above sea level fall in the the main crater Made Oka said as local police chief Capt.
The rescuers spotted the man’s body fall in to the dry crater at a depth of about 500 feet or 150 meters said Capt Oka. Officials believe the man did not survive the initial impact of the fall on Wednesday (31/3/2010.
The effort to evacuate the bodies of the victims began at 11:00 pm by a team of National SAR Agency (Basarnas) and the Bali Police Mobile Brigade rescue team assisted by local climbers. The evacuation process lasted long because of the difficult terrain with bad weather constraints.
At around five 17.00 in the afternoon, the victim’s body was finally lifted from the bottom of the crater. Victim’s body then brought down to the base of the volcano then subsequently sent to Sanglah General Hospital, Denpasar City, for autopsy.
So base on this case (Mount Batur Deaths), everyone who climbs Mount Batur must be careful in every single step during your hike and follow guide instruction. Do not take picture or selfie in the dangerous spot, it will dangerous for yourself. As know, the route to where Swedish falls in is closed since after accident.