matterhorn.jpgDavid Fitzherbert, 52, was skiing off-trail in Switzerland when the snow gave way and he fell 70 feet into a crevasse. The only thing that saved him from plunging a further 700 feet was the BlackBerry phone in his pocket which became wedged between the sides. It kept him stuck there for two hours until he was rescued by climbers.

Remarkably, the Blackberry still worked afterward.

(Read more in the UK Telegraph)

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