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.
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