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Passengers rescued from icebound Antarctic ship

Passengers rescued from icebound Antarctic ship

Canberra, AP—A helicopter rescued all 52 passengers from a research ship that has been trapped in Antarctic ice since Christmas Eve after weather conditions finally cleared enough for the operation, Thursday. The Chinese helicopter carried the scientists and tourists...
Icebound Antarctic ship awaits helicopter rescue

Icebound Antarctic ship awaits helicopter rescue

Sydney, AP—Passengers on board a research ship that has been trapped in Antarctic ice for a week are expected to be rescued by helicopter, after three icebreakers failed to reach the paralyzed vessel, officials said Tuesday. The 74 scientists, tourists and crew on the...