Saturday, October 30, 2010

Deadly Helicopter Crash in Antarctica

This week a helicopter went missing with 4 on board and later was found to have crashed. There were 4 French nationals on board the helicopter and there were no survivors. The helicopter had taken off from the polar ship Astrolabe The Australians and Americans are assisting with the recovery using a C-130 Hercules airplane, but the French will take over entirely once the recovery is complete.

Some Articles about this incident:
French choppers debris spotted in Antarctica
No Survivors After Antarctic Chopper Crash
Antarctic Helicopter Crash Kills four French Nationals

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