Princess Máxima of the Netherlands for the first time this week visited her brother-in-law Prince Friso in the Innsbruck University Hospital. She was accompanied by her husband Prince Willem-Alexander and Prince Friso's wife Princess Mabel.
They spent about one hour with Friso, who is in the intensive care unit of the hospital where he was brought after being hit by an avalanche on the sloped of the Austrian skiing resort Lech. The 43-year old Prince was buried in snow for 20 minutes before he could be found and rescued.
His condition remains stable, but his life is not out of danger, a medical bulletin issued on Wednesday read. © GPD; Video: © GPD Marius Cirtiu