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Tinguiririca Volcano 4'280 m
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Tinguiririca is an active volcano in Chile's O'Higgins region and located 50 km east of San Fernando near the Argentinian border.

 

Chile 1980 Bell UH-1 Rescue Helicopter over Tinguiririca volcano stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli

Chile 1980
Bell UH-1 Rescue Helicopter over Tinguiririca volcano.
The stamp was issued in the series "50 Years Chilean Air Force".

On Friday 13th October of 1972 the Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 aircraft crashed on the slopes of Tinguiririca. It is well known as the 1972 Andes flight disaster. The survivors resorted to eating the flesh of those who had died and their story became the film "Alive".

 

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