Bob Heath is pilot for Kenn Borek and worked for the Americans, Italians and tourist operations at Patriot Hills. courtesy Facebook
"Authorities know almost exactly where the Twin Otter is located in the Queen Alexandra mountain range [...] weather kept rescuers at bay on Wednesday. It's a pretty inaccessible spot." In the image, an ALE Kenn Borek Air Twin Otter flying over a cloud covered Mount Vinson. Image by Correne Coetzer courtesy ExplorersWeb, SOURCE
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(Newdesk) In a press release Kenn Borek announced that during the early morning hours of January 23, 2013, a Twin Otter operated by Kenn Borek Air Ltd., "was categorized as an overdue aircraft. The aircraft was repositioning from the South Pole Station to Terra Nova Bay, Antarctica, carrying three Canadian crew members. At present time, search and rescue efforts are being hampered by weather conditions." "All Kenn Borek Air Ltd. assets in the area and other assets available to the New Zealand Search and Rescue are...