(CNN)Dramatic footage of a helicopter partially landing on a mountain side shows the incredible moment a skier was rescued from the French Alps.
The adrenaline-inducing video, posted on Facebook by Nicolas Derely, documents the precarious mission to rescue a young man who had injured his knee during a ski trip near the Anterne Pass.
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The man, named as Bruno, became exhausted and suffered an agonizing fall.
The team was able to call the emergency services despite being well above cloud level, at a reported altitude of about 7,000 feet.