MoD can confirm that two RAF personnel were killed following an avalanche in the Cairngorms yesterday.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of those who have lost their lives. Next of kin have been informed.
We would ask the media to respect the privacy of the families concerned at this difficult time.
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