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Polar Quest: Nobile

Lundborg rescued

  • — Date of event: Friday 06, July 1928 —

Swedish aviator picked up by pilot colleague

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Swedish aviator picked up by pilot colleague

A lone Moth aircraft piloted by Birger Schyberg lands at the crash site of the airship Italia and rescues Lundborg, who has spent two uncomfortable weeks on the ice. But poor weather and dangerously unstable shifting ice floes preclude a second sortie. Now all hopes are on the Russian icebreaker Krassin.

This article was published in Polar Quest: Nobile.

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