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Injured helicopter crew stranded in Antarctica after emergency landing

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Two Australian helicopter crews were stranded in remote Antarctica awaiting rescue Monday, three of the group with "serious" injuries, after a chopper crash in unforgiving, icy terrain. 

A helicopter carrying Australian researchers came down in Antarctica, leaving the injured pilot and two passengers stranded and awaiting help

The Australian government's Antarctic Division (AAD) said a pilot and two passengers were hurt when their Squirrel helicopter came down 150 nautical miles from Davis Station on Sunday night as it returned from a penguin colony surveillance mission near the Amery ice shelf.

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