DHC-6 Twin Otter Crash - Antarctica

DHC-6 Twin Otter Crash - Antarctica


McMurdo Station, Antarctica (AQ)
A crew of three Canadians impacted Mt. Elizabeth at 13,000 ft. elevation, while en-route from the South Pole to McMurdo Station.

Link(s) below provides map with co-ordinates, photos of terrain and flight details.

News link mentiones CVR (cockpit voice recorder) recovered a couple days later, as only the tail section was accessible (other reports). The bodies will not be recovered until the next Antarctic summer.

Hi resolution imagery just to north of site.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/story/2013/01/28/calgary-antartica-crash-voice-recorder.html
A crew of three Canadians impacted Mt. Elizabeth at 13,000 ft. elevation, while en-route from the South Pole to McMurdo Station.

Link(s) below provides map with co-ordinates, photos of terrain and flight details.

News link mentiones CVR (cockpit voice recorder) recovered a couple days later, as only the tail section was accessible (other reports). The bodies will not be recovered until the next Antarctic summer.

Hi resolution imagery just to north of site.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/story/2013/01/28/calgary-antartica-crash-voice-recorder.html
View in Google Earth In The News, Scientific - Research Stations
Links: avherald.com
By: KRL

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