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    UK - Oliver Smith, 33, Bla Bheinn, Cuillins, Isle of Skye, 6 April 2013

    Search for missing hillwalker Oliver Smith resumes on Skye (dailyrecord.co.uk)
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    Oliver Smith, from Fife, failed to return to his holiday accommodation on the island on Saturday after setting out to climb the Blaven peak in the morning.

    The 33-year-old had planned to walk via Loch Coruisk and the coastal path to Elgol, police said.

    Four mountain rescue teams from Skye, Glenelg, Kintail and the RAF are involved in the operation to find Oliver, which was launched on Sunday, along with police, sniffer dogs and a coastguard helicopter.
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    Mr Smith is a lecturer in Russian at the University of St Andrews' School of Modern Languages.
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    Oliver Smith search: Sky Watch joins efforts on Skye (BBC News)
    A civil air patrol organisation has joined the search on Skye for missing hillwalker Oliver Smith.

    The 33-year-old, from Fife, failed to return from the Bla Bheinn area of the Cuillins as planned over the weekend.

    Members of Sky Watch have been making flights over the island.
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    Mr Smith was described as being 5ft 7in, of slim build with short brown hair and facial stubble. He wears glasses and was wearing khaki trousers, a black jacket, black hat and was carrying a small blue/grey rucksack.
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    more at the links

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    Body found on the Isle of Skye in search for university lecturer reported missing two months ago
    Police said the family of Dr Oliver Smith have been told a man's body was found near the mountain Bla Bheinn on the Isle of Skye

    the article at dailyrecord.co.uk link above

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    Sadly, Oliver Smith has been found deceased.

    http://www.thecourier.co.uk/news/loc...-smith-1.99767

    Body found on Skye confirmed as lecturer Dr Oliver Smith

    A body recovered from a mountain on Skye has been confirmed as that of a St Andrews University lecturer reported missing two months ago.

    Oliver Smith from Fife went missing while hillwalking in the area on April 6.



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