• Woman falls off a 650 ft cliff shortly after accepting a proposal by her boyfriend


    Vienna: A romantic proposal ended in disaster for one couple as the woman fell down a 650-foot cliff moments after saying "yes". According to news website Bild, the incident occurred shortly after a 27-year-old man proposed to his girlfriend in Carinthia, Austria.

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    The woman, 32, accepted the proposal just moments before she slipped and plunged off the Falkert mountain on December 27. The couple had trekked up the mountain one day earlier.

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    Miraculously, the unnamed woman survived the 650-foot drop off the cliff - thanks to the snow breaking her fall.

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    Her partner, who tried to hold on to her, also lost his footing and fell 50 feet through the air. He was left gripping a cliff edge. Fortunately, they were both rescued after the woman was found lying motionless by a passerby, who contacted emergency services. Her fiance, meanwhile, had to be rescued by a helicopter from the cliff edge he was clinging on to.

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