The La Traviata avalanche, that happened on January 20th 2003, took the lives of seven individuals: Craig Kelly, Vern Lunsford, Dave Finnerty, Dennis Yates, Kathy (Polucha) Kessler, Naomi Heffler, and Jean-luc Schwendener.
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the airbags were ineffective in this case because the victims were in a gully at the bottom of a slope
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