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Chinese helicopter rescues stranded passengers from Russian vessel trapped in Antarctic ice

Thursday, January 2nd 2014 - 15:49 UTC
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A Chinese helicopter reached on Thursday a Russian ship stranded in Antarctica for nine days to pick up 52 passengers who spent Christmas and the New Year trapped in ice, the expedition leader has said. Read full article


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  • Condorito

    Hilarious that they were trying to demonstrate the impact of global warming on Antarctic sea ice.

    Jan 02nd, 2014 - 04:39 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • JohnN

    Check out Chris Turney's “Intrepid Science” video list and the Chinese helicopter is one of the most recent ones:

    Jan 02nd, 2014 - 07:20 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Heisenbergcontext

    An excellent example of international co-operation, especially considering the nations involved. Well done to all concerned and a shout out to Typhoon Tony if you're there - another great story to add to your storied legend.

    Jan 03rd, 2014 - 10:45 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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