Helicopter rescue needed for climbers trapped high on Everest

A helicopter prepares to rescue people from camp 1 and 2 at Everest Base Camp, Nepal. (Azim Afif via AP)

Climbers with local ties are stuck on Mount Everest after an avalanche triggered by Nepal’s massive earthquake slammed into a section of their base camp, killing at least 18, including a camp doctor working for a Seattle-based mountaineering company.

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