2 who escaped Everest avalanche describe terror, brushes with death: 'I knew I had to survive'

April 26, 2015 12:20 PM

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2 who escaped Everest avalanche describe terror, brushes with death: 'I knew I had to survive'

A Japanese tourist is taken on a wheelchair to a hospital after she was evacuated from Mount Everest Base Camp, in Kathmandu, Nepal, Sunday, April 26, 2015. The first group of survivors from an earthquake-triggered avalanche that swept through the Mount Everest base camp were flown to Nepal's capital on Sunday and taken to hospitals. Of those evacuated, 12 were Nepalese Sherpas. There was also one person each from China, South Korea and Japan. (AP Photo/Bikram Rai) (The Associated Press)

"I was resting in my tent when the earthquake hit. I heard a big noise and the next thing I know I was swept away by the snow. I must have been swept almost 200 meters. I lost consciousness.

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