Antarctica Crash

Wednesday, January 7, 2009
By George Hatcher

What: Kenn Borek Air’s BT-67 Basler turboprop-conversion of a DC-3 en route to Novolazarevskaya Station
Where: on a mountain at 3200 meters in Antarctica
When: Jan 5-2009
Why: The plane was porint spare parts for the cross-country vehicles of a British expedition.
The plane encountered poor visibility and crash-landed.

The Canadian crew of three and a Russian polar explorer survived the accident.

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