British man dies on Arctic trip

A British man has died after getting into difficulty during an expedition in Greenland. Philip Goodeve-Docker was crossing the Greenland ice cap with two friends on a 'trip of a lifetime' when the group got into trouble. Two men remain in hospital.

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Foreign Office supports Arctic trekkers' families

A Foreign Office spokeswoman said it is providing assistance to relatives of Philip Goodeve-Docker and to the families of the two rescued men from his party.

We are aware that British nationals were in difficulty during an expedition in Greenland and have been rescued by the authorities. Sadly one of the men, Philip Goodeve-Docker, died. The two other British nationals are in hospital.

We are providing consular assistance to their families at this time.

– Foreign Office spokeswoman

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