The legendary Twin Otter does it again! Reliably operating in extreme environments and saving lives since 1965
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Santiago Rivas - IHS Jane's Defence Weekly
Performing the first landing of a DHC-6 Twin Otter aircraft on a glacier in Antarctica's South Orkney Islands, in the middle of the local winter, the Argentine Air Force succeeded in a risky rescue operation on 29 July.
An Argentine Navy non-commissioned officer sustained fractures in both legs and other injuries and his life was in danger following an accident on the glacier. Ice pack around the area made a sea rescue impossible and the island has no runway.
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