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NSF Cooperating with Italy, New Zealand in Search for Downed Plane in Antarctica

Posted Jan 23 2013 5:23pm

Twin Otter at South Pole

Officials with the U.S. Antarctic Program are cooperating with their Italian and New Zealand counterparts, as well as the Rescue Coordination Centre in Wellington, NZ, in a search-and-rescue effort to locate a propeller-driven aircraft that is believed to have crashed in a remote and mountainous part of Antarctica.

A three-person crew is believed to have been aboard the de Havilland Twin Otter when contact was lost with the plane in the ...

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