In memory of the souls who lost their lives aboard First Air Flight 6560 in Resolute Bay, Nunavut

August 20, 2013, marks two years since First Air Flight 6560 crashed into a hill near Resolute Bay, killing 12 of the 15 people on board. The passenger-cargo convertible Boeing 737 was flying from Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, to Resolute Bay, Nunavut.  One report states that [...]

By |2013-08-20T09:48:28-07:00August 20, 2013|Airplane crash, Arctic, Aviation, Canada, Science|1 Comment

Polar Pilots

Flying Pole to Pole Polar pilots are unique members of the human species. Take for example, the Kenn Borek Air family. I first encountered a small group of these fearless and entertaining pilots at the Airport Hotel in Resolute Bay, Nunavut, in April 2011. (Resolute [...]

By |2013-04-18T23:35:54-07:00February 18, 2013|Arctic, Canada, Science|1 Comment
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