Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571

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Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 was a chartered flight that crashed on a glacier in the remote Andes in 1972.wikipedia
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Human cannibalism

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Facing starvation and death, the survivors reluctantly resorted to cannibalism.
Famous examples include the ill-fated Donner Party (1846–47) and, more recently, the crash of Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 (1972), after which some survivors ate the bodies of dead passengers.

Nando Parrado

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Sixty days after the crash, passengers Nando Parrado and Roberto Canessa, lacking mountaineering gear of any kind, climbed from the glacier at 3570 m to the 4670 m peak blocking their way west. In his memoir, Miracle in the Andes: 72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Home (2006), Nando Parrado wrote about this decision:
Fernando "Nando" Seler Parrado Dolgay (born 9 December 1949) is one of the sixteen Uruguayan survivors of Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571, which crashed in the Andes mountains on 13 October 1972.

Roberto Canessa

Sixty days after the crash, passengers Nando Parrado and Roberto Canessa, lacking mountaineering gear of any kind, climbed from the glacier at 3570 m to the 4670 m peak blocking their way west.
Roberto Jorge Canessa Urta, M.D., (born 17 January 1953 ) is one of the 16 survivors of the Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571, which crashed in the Andes mountains on 13 October 1972, and a Uruguayan political figure.

Old Christians Club

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Members of the amateur Old Christians Club rugby union team from Montevideo, Uruguay, were scheduled to play a match against the Old Boys Club, an English rugby team in Santiago, Chile.
The club is mostly known for its rugby union team that became famous around the world due to the Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 that involved the first division team of the club.

Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors

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Piers Paul Read's book Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors described the moments after this discovery:
Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors is a 1974 book by the British writer Piers Paul Read documenting the events of Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571.

Stranded (2007 film)

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In the film Stranded, Canessa described how on the first night during the ascent, they had difficulty finding a place to put down the sleeping bag.
Stranded: I've Come from a Plane that Crashed on the Mountains is a 2007 documentary film which tells the story of a rugby team from Uruguay who boarded Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571.

Fairchild F-27

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Club president Daniel Juan chartered a Uruguayan Air Force twin turboprop Fairchild FH-227D to fly the team over the Andes to Santiago.

Piers Paul Read

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Piers Paul Read's book Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors described the moments after this discovery:
Read is best known for his non-fiction book Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors which documented the story of the 1972 crash of Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 in the Andes mountains.

Miracle in the Andes

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In his memoir, Miracle in the Andes: 72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Home (2006), Nando Parrado wrote about this decision:
In Miracle in the Andes, Nando Parrado returns to the events described in Piers Paul Read's 1974 book, Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors (which tells the story of the people, most of whom were part of a Uruguayan rugby team consisting of alumni of Stella Maris College (Montevideo), who were on Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571, which crashed into the Andes mountains on October 13, 1972).

Tinguiririca Volcano

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The unnamed glacier (later named Glaciar de las Lágrimas or Glacier of Tears) is between Cerro Sosneado and 4,280 m high at Volcán Tinguiririca, straddling the remote mountainous border between Chile and Argentina.
It was near this volcano that the Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 crashed in 1972 with its survivors lost for seventy-two days.

Alive (1993 film)

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Alive is a 1993 American biographical survival drama film based on Piers Paul Read's 1974 book Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors, which details a Uruguayan rugby team's crash aboard Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 into the Andes mountains on Friday, October 13, 1972.

Carlos Páez Rodríguez

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The crash of Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 occurred on October 13, 1972.

Andes Museum 1972

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The story of the crash is described in the Andes Museum 1972, dedicated in 2013 in Ciudad Vieja, Montevideo.
It is a museum on the story of the Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 related to a plane accident that took place in the Andes in 1972 involving a group of Uruguayan high school rugby players, their friends and relatives that were traveling to Chile when the airplane crashed.

Survive! (film)

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Survive! (Spanish: Supervivientes de los Andes - Andes Survivors) is a 1976 Mexican thriller film directed by René Cardona Jr. The film was released on January 15, 1976 in Mexico and is based on the 1973 book Survive! by Clay Blair, which is based on the Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571.

Ethan Hawke

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In the survival drama Alive (1993), adapted from Piers Paul Read's 1974 non-fiction book, Hawke portrayed Nando Parrado, one of the survivors of Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571, which crashed in the Andes.

I Am Alive: Surviving the Andes Plane Crash

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I Am Alive: Surviving the Andes Plane Crash is a 2010 television documentary recounting the tragedy of Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 from the perspective of survivor Nando Parrado.

Stella Maris College (Montevideo)

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The survivors held a press conference on 28 December at Stella Maris College in Montevideo, where they recounted the events of the past 72 days.
The school gained accidental fame when its alumni rugby team flew on Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571, which crashed into the Andes mountains on October 13, 1972.

List of incidents of cannibalism

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More recent well-documented examples include the Essex sinking in 1820, the Donner Party in 1846 and 1847, and the Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571.

Alive: 20 Years Later

The documentary focused on the lives (20 years later) of the 16 Uruguayan survivors of the airplane crash of Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571, which crashed into the Andes mountains on October 13, 1972.

Cannibalism

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According to Read, some rationalized the act of necrotic cannibalism as equivalent to the Eucharist, the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ under the appearances of bread and wine.

The Golden Age of Wireless

The first US version, issued by Columbia-CBS's CBS/Sony imprint, excised the instrumental "The Wreck of the Fairchild" (loosely based on the 1972 Uruguayan plane crash) and added the two sides of Dolby's first single, "Leipzig" and "Urges".

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2). Lyrically, the album dealt with criticism of British and European culture, violence, morbidity (especially in reference to the song "Passenger on the Menu", which describes in graphic detail the experiences of the passengers on the Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571), atheism, nihilism and humour.

1947 BSAA Avro Lancastrian Star Dust accident

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A set of events similar to those that doomed Star Dust also caused the crash of Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 in 1972 (depicted in the film Alive), though there were survivors from that crash because it involved a glancing blow to a mountainside rather than a head-on collision.