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Old 31st Dec 2017, 02:48
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Originally Posted by mudpig View Post
No wrong. I can assure you they certainly were not there...
Well, the Manolos pilot himself reports they were airborne out of LAE within 30 minutes of the accident. They were called directly by NCA to respond. So I stand by what I said earlier.

PNGDF were also scrambled but their helicopter can't hover at 9,500' so the rescue effort was left to civilian resources.
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