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U.S., New Zealand Search-and-Rescue Teams Recalled From Antarctic Plane Crash Site

Posted Jan 28 2013 12:39pm

A Twin Otter in 2006

Officials with the U.S. Antarctic Program (USAP) and Antarctica New Zealand have jointly decided to recall search-and-rescue teams from the site of an Antarctic aircraft crash after examination of the plane indicated that it would be unsafe at this point to further disturb the wreckage that is largely embedded in snow and ice on a steep mountain slope.

The team was able to recover some ...

More at http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=126712&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click


This is an NSF News item.

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