South Pole Medivac

South Pole Medivac

Out of Antarctica:

The Latest: Sick US workers reach Chile in Antarctica rescue

 


Some of the photos from the landing at South Pole:

Kenn Borek Twin Otter Lands at the South Pole

KBA South Pole

Photo courtesy of Division of Polar Programs – National Science Foundation, Facebook page.


“An Antarctic medical-evacuation flight has arrived at the National Science Foundation’s Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station”

Update: South Pole Medical evacuation flight, June 21

 


First flight from British Rothra Station has taken off (21/06/2016), and should arrive at south Pole at approximately 5:00 PM today:

Harrowing Antarctic Rescue Mission Will Involve Landing on Skis in Darkness

 


NSF Update June 14:

South Pole medical evacuation flight launched

 


And from the Washington Post:

A rare, risky mission is underway to rescue sick scientists from the South Pole

 


Pitch Black…

Calgary planes may have to fly through a pitch-dark Antarctica in -60 C weather for a rescue mission


Article from the Canadian Sun:

Antarctic rescue underway by Calgary-based airline Kenn Borek Air

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Some news about the current medivac flight going into South Pole.  Apparently this is the

South Pole medical evacuation flight launched

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Photos are from past flights not current medivac.

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