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You Tube Lidia Rescue from Antarctica –

This is a documentary video of the crew working on Lidia and getting her airborne.

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Back from Antarctica – Expedition Lidia A Success!

After living 45 days in a tent encampment on the ice of Antarctica’s Holtanna Glacier, on January 10th, Sue flew to Cape Town, South Africa. There, she found herself staying in a beach guest house near a white sand beach … Continue reading

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ANTARCTICA — 2014

Great News from Sue and Lidia! Today her joyful voice announced the team is about a week away from departing the expedition site. They are closing in on completing the rescue of a workhorse turbo-charged DC-3 named Lidia. The photographs … Continue reading

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HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM ANTARCTICA

Sue sends greetings from the icy desert. She reports the crew of twelve is doing well. Occasional minor injuries, but all members are in good health, making her medical work easy. She is working hard assisting in aircraft projects and … Continue reading

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ANTARCTICA CALLING

A Report from Expedition Base Camp on Holtanna Glacier in Antarctica The camp is buzzing with activity and progress. Following a lot of digging and burning out numerous chainsaws by using them to cut through ice to free the trapped … Continue reading

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“GOOD MORNING FROM ANTARCTICA”

A Satellite Phone Update – from the bottom of the earth Sue surprised us this morning with a phone call from Expedition Base on Holtanna Glacier Antarctica.  A number of us had met for coffee and scones at the Coffee … Continue reading

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THANKSGIVING DAY – CAPE TOWN TO NOVO BASE ANTARCTICA

In Cape Town South Africa, Sue prepared for her flight to Novolazarevskaya Research Base with some members of her team. Two  days of rest helped to reset their biological clocks giving them time to explore Cape Town, visit white sandy … Continue reading

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