A Royal Air Force Commander is believed to have been killed in Pakistan after going missing during an expedition.
Gordon Henderson, understood to be from Dunfermline, went missing while participating in a British Services mountaineering expedition on Broad Peak Mountain on July 19.
The RAF released a statement on Tuesday saying that the Wing Commander is believed to have been killed.
A spokesperson said: “The Royal Air Force is deeply saddened to announce that Wing Commander Gordon Henderson is missing believed killed on Broad Peak Mountain in Pakistan.
“Wing Commander Henderson went missing on July 19, 2022, whilst participating in the British Services Mountaineering Expedition.
“Our thoughts are with Wing Commander Henderson’s family, friends and colleagues at this dreadful time.
“We would remind you that further speculation is unhelpful, and we ask that the family’s privacy is respected.”
His family paid tribute on Facebook, saying he will be “greatly missed by all”.
They wrote: “It is with great sadness we can confirm the passing of Gordon Henderson.
“Gordon was a much loved father, husband, son, brother and friend. He will be greatly missed by all that knew him.”