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Wednesday, 13 January 2016 - 12:07
Pilot Dies After Crevasse Fall In Antarctica
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A Canadian helicopter pilot has died after falling 20m (65ft) into an icy crevasse near Australia's Davis base in Antarctica.

David Wood, 62, fell into the crack after getting out of his helicopter during a routine fuel drop on Monday.

He was rescued after three hours and flown to the research station for treatment, with medical advice given by telephone from Australia.

But he died from his injuries the following day, foreign media reports.

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