The Daily Gazette
The Locally Owned Voice Of The Capital Region

109th evacuates sailors with LC-130

Text Size: A | A

The 109th Airlift Wing from Stratton Air National Guard Base rescued seven badly burned Korean sailors Friday. The incident began Wednesday when a South Korean fishing ship caught fire near Antarctica, where National Guard members were on duty. The local National Guard unit supports the National Science Foundation’s Antarctic program by flying in supplies on LC-130 Hercules planes, which land on the glacier ice on skis. Those planes have been used to evacuate patients in ...

You Must or Subscribe to Continue
subscribe to the Daily Gazette
Individual stories can be found and purchased from our Archives for $2.00

Enjoy this story? Share it!



There are currently no posts. Be the first to comment on this story.