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Old 09 December 2008, 06:59   #1
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Pilots survive night on ice floe - What are the chances....?

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Old 09 December 2008, 08:14   #2
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Dangerous stuff those ferry flights - odd both engines gave up ( fuel ? ) . At least they got the call out before they went down - probably saved them & that they had suits on/ to hand.

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Old 09 December 2008, 23:37   #3
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It's truly amazing that they lasted as long as they did with just their suits and no additional survival gear. It also makes a great case for keeping a flare or 2 right on your suit.
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