Two technicians have been found at the U.S. research station McMurdo dead, informed the National Science Foundation (NSF). You have previously worked in a building in which the Generator for a radio transmitter

had been found housed The two were unconscious on the floor. Previously the Pilot of the helicopter had seen from the air, smoke from the building upgrades. He landed and found the men.

The alarmed emergency doctor could only say the death of a technician. His colleague was still flying in the clinic of the research station. There also he was declared a little later dead.

The workers were taken care of as a technician for the maintenance of a system for fire-fighting, said the NSF. For more Details about her death were not yet known. The investigation of the incident run.

The research station was founded in 1955 on the Ross island on the shore of McMurdo sound. It is the largest research station in Antarctica. More than 1000 people work at this time of the year there. (Read here, how it came to an attack in the Russian Antarktisstaion)


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