Rescuers find survivor in ski-lodge rubble
Saturday 02 August 1997
Senior Constable Mark Hargreaves said rescuers "went berserk" and frantically redoubled their excavation when they heard muffled sounds coming from the rubble at 5.45am, about 54 hours after the landslide struck just before midnight on Wednesday. A spokesman said: "[The rescuers] have made voice contact with a male person and he is certainly alive." The survivor told rescuers he had remained conscious throughout his ordeal. AP - Thredbo
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