who died after falling 160ft on ski holiday

who died after falling 160ft on ski holiday

Carwyn Scott Howell died after falling 160ft (Picture: Wales News Service)

The family of a seven year old boy who died on a ski holiday in the French Alps has paid tribute to a outgoing and determined little boy Scott Howell, from Wales, died after falling 160ft in theresort of Flaine on Friday.

daring outgoing determined little boy who handsome smile lit up any room and made life full of laughter with never a dull moment. Seven years is too short a time to be an angel in the sky.

was a very competent skier and snowboarder who had started skiing at the age of three and spent several weeks each year skiing. We had spent the most happy ski holiday together in the French ski resort of Flaine. statement went on to explain how the family became separated on their last run of the day on Friday afternoon.

Police believe he took off his skis and walked to a cliff edge (Picture: PA)

They were skiing over small jumps and bumps at the side of the slope together when Carwyn sister lost one of her skis.

Thestatement added: family cannot explain their feeling of utter devastation with a vast void in their hearts. The family would like to thank all their friends and family for their support at this time and the vast help from the British Consulate. chief Patrick Poirot, head of the mountain rescue division in the nearby town of Annecy, said: think that after losing his parents, the little boy didn know where to go and skied in the wrong direction.

left the marked ski slope and probably skied to the top of a cliff. He then stopped, removed his skis, walked a little way and then fell.