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After an emergency landing on a Swiss glacier, the group of 12 Americans drank melted snow and survived on rations of one chocolate bar a person until daring pilots shuttled them to safety after five days marooned on the ice.

Relics of that harrowing adventure and the successful rescue of all those onboard, including an 11-year-old girl and the captain’s mother, resurfaced after more than 70 years this month when scorching summer temperatures in Europe caused the glacial ice to recede.

Though this wreck site was previously known, I thought folks might be interested in the story.  Read more here:  https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/16/world/europe/switzerland-plane-crash-glacier.html

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