Archive for December, 2007

Basler Crash

Sunday, December 23rd, 2007
The Basler touches down at the South Pole
The Kenn Borek operated Basler has crashed shortly after takeoff from Mt. Patterson in West Antarctica on December 20. None of the six researchers and four crew on board where injured, but the plane was seriously damaged and won’t be flying anytime soon, according to a NSF press release

Photos of the crashed Basler and an eyewitness account can be found on Mitchell’s blog.