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Press Release 12-150
Patient Successfully Evacuated From Antarctica

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An Australian Airbus A319 jet.

An Australian Airbus A319 jet is shown at the annual Sea Ice Runway, near McMurdo Station in this file photo from 2007. During the August 2012 medical evacuation, an Australian Airbus landed at Pegasus Field near McMurdo, one of a few airstrips in Antarctica able to accommodate wheeled aircraft.

Credit: Photograph by: Ralph Maestas National Science Foundation

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