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02-Dec-13 Eurocopter VH-HRQ AS350 Amery Ice Shelf, Antartica

Two helicopters flying in tandem and one experienced issue which led to hard landing and all three occupants injured.  Crew from second helicopter on hand to ensure injured kept safe and warm until further rescue arrives.  The two are operating for the Australian Antarctic Division

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17-Dec-11 Eurocopter Bo105 Antarctica (2 of 2)

Flight conditions further rapidly deteriorated and became extremely bad, one of the helicopters had an accident during the flight back to the Germany research ship Polarstern. Fortunately, the passengers were only slightly injured. Instant support could be given by the other helicopter team, which at the same time had a hard but safe landing

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17-Dec-11 Eurocopter Bo105 Antarctica (1 of 2)

Flight conditions further rapidly deteriorated and became extremely bad, one of the helicopters had an accident during the flight back to the Germany research ship Polarstern. Fortunately, the passengers were only slightly injured. Instant support could be given by the other helicopter team, which at the same time had a hard but safe landing

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08-Dec-11 B-7810 Kamov Ka32 Antarctica

Chinese Antarctic Expedition

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28-Oct-10 Eurocopter AS350B3 Antarctica (4F)

report that they have found debris scattered over 150 meters, which would indicate, according to the two crews, a significant impact with the ground. Reports of three bodies so far located in the impact zone.

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24-May-10 VH-… Eurocopter AS350B Antarctica

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