Dr Sean Egan
Earlier this morning, Canadian Dr Sean Egan who was leading an expedition on
Mount Everest, collapsed and died on his way down the mountain. It was Dr
Egan’s third trip to the mountain, and it was to be his first summit attempt.
had been suffering from a respiratory infection, since arriving at Base Camp
on Mount Everest and had decided to head down the mountain to a lower altitude
to aid his recovery and to seek further medical advice. He was in Dughla, on
his way to Pheriche, when it is believed he suffered a cardiac arrest, just
before noon on Friday April 29th.
was a professor of Human Kinetics at the University of Ottawa.
is being transported to Kathmandu before being brought back to Canada.
details will be made available as they become known.
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