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Table 1 Norwegian avalanche accidents 2010–2017

From: Patient and rescuer safety: recommendations for dispatch and prioritization of rescue resources based on a retrospective study of Norwegian avalanche incidents 1996–2017

  Fatal accident Injured victims Close call Total %
Not localized 22 6 1 29 24.8
Localized-not excavated 1 3 2 6 5.1
Localized and excavated 16 49 17 82 70.1
Total 39 58 20 117  
% 33.3 49.6 17.1   
  1. Situation at the scene of the accident on arrival of rescuers, relative to type of accident. N = 117