Missing French Pilot Falls 1,000 Feet to His Death at National Park

A French pilot, identified as Tom Gerbier, tragically lost his life last week during a hike on Mt. Whitney in California‚Äôs Sequoia and Kings National Park. Gerbier, a resident of Fontenay-sous-Bois, France, and an employee of Air France, embarked on his hike from Whitney Portal, the starting point for Mt. Whitney, early Tuesday morning. He was scheduled to return to France the following day, according to a statement from the National Park Service on Friday. …

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