52 on ship in Antarctic rescued
Helicopter ferries out passengers trapped since Dec. 24
Posted: January 3, 2014 at 2:41 a.m.
All 52 passengers trapped for more than a week on an icebound Russian research ship in the Antarctic were rescued Thursday when a Chinese helicopter swooped in and plucked them from the ice a dozen at a time.
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