Report: Ski firm says schoolgirl died in chair lift incident

A company specialising in school skiing trips said a pupil from a Middlesex academy died today in a chair lift incident in Italy, the Daily Mail has reported.

The company, Skibound, reportedly said: "Skibound regrets to confirm that a pupil from Guru Nanak Sikh Academy in Hayes, Middlesex,has been involved in a fatal incident in the ski resort of Claviere in the Piemonte region of Italy.

"The Company’s Operations Centre received notification that a female pupil had been involved in an incident on a chair lift during her morning ski school lesson.

"Italian emergency services arrived at the scene, but unfortunately she was pronounced dead on the way to the hospital."


Ski trip death 'devastates' school

A 13-year-old British girl has died during a school ski trip after falling from a chairlift at the resort of Claviere in Italy, a local police spokesman has said. The principal of the Middlesex academy said staff and pupils are "devastated".