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Tim Bowden and Rod Ledingham - Abandoned at Fossil Bluff

04-Apr-2016

 

ABANDONED AT FOSSIL BLUFF – A Remarkable Account of Antarctic Survival

In the summer of 1967-68, Rod Ledingham was with the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) on the Antarctic Peninsula. High on the polar plateau, he was working as a field assistant to a surveyor, replacing an injured colleague who had to be evacuated. Ledingham had been flown in by a light aircraft, but after their field work had ended, the aircraft crashed on take-off, fortunately with no casualties to the three men and eight husky sledge dogs on board. Read more....Destinations - Bush Yarns and Poetry/Characters: Tim Bowden