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Robert Milne dies during summit push Everest South
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Jun 5, 2005 10: 54 EST
The Nepal Ministry of Tourism issued the following pressrelease today:

[Editors Note! Robert was most probably part of Henry Todd’s Himalayan Guide team, not Jagged Globe. HT and Summit Climb were reportedly on a joint summit push yesterday, and the only teams left high up on the south side of the mountain.]

As per the report of Liaison Officer and the concerned trekking agency, the following one member of "Jagged Globe Everest Expedition 2005" team died at the altitude of 8450 m. on the way to the summit of Mt. Everest on 5th June 2005.

1. Mr. Robert William Milne (49 yrs.), Software Engineer, Livingston, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.

The 7 members above mentioned expedition team was permitted to climb 8848 meter high Mt. Everest from normal route for the period of 75 days from 29th March, 2005 under the leadership of Mr. Kenton Edward Cool from UK

The handling agency of the expedition team is Summit Nepal Trekking, Kathmandu, Nepal.

The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation expresses its deep sorrow on his sad demise.

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