Nepalese Army helicopter pilot Madan K.C. lands his helicopter in a flat spot near Camp I to retrieve Makalu Gau and Beck Weathers. Madan twice flew to near 20,000 feet to effect the most dramatic helicopter rescues in Everest history.
Photo: Frank Fischbeck, using Ken Kamler's camera
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