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Glacier crash - Alaska

After a spectacular flight through the mountains and the South base of Mount McKinley, the pilot decided to make a landing on one of the glaciers/lakes.
The landing was executed soft and uneventful until suddenly the right ski partially broke off... resulting in a violent flip-over and ending upside down in the snow. A miracle that nobody got seriously hurt or worse.

After about 2 hours we were seen by a small aircraft that happened to pass through the valley. If they would not have seen us the whole adventure could have ended up completely different. Welcome to Alaska!
The aircraft before the flight
The aircraft before the flight
And after exiting the unfortunate flip after landing...
And after exiting the unfortunate flip after landing...
.. tracks in the snow...
.. tracks in the snow...
the landing roll
the landing roll
At least we had a nice view while waiting for help
At least we had a nice view while waiting for help
The beaver to pick us up just landed
The beaver to pick us up just landed
The aircraft that picks us up, with our unfortunate bird in the background
The aircraft that picks us up, with our unfortunate bird in the background