‘We were damn near killed’: Atlantic Charger captain speaks out on survival, rescue

The nine men who survived the sinking of the Atlantic Charger off Nunavut last month are trying to put the harrowing ordeal behind them, with the skipper speaking out strongly about why a helicopter was not on the scene to rescue them.  “It’s on my mind continually. It just haven’t left me,” Byron Oxford, the Atlantic Charger’s captain, said in an interview with CBC Radio’s The Broadcast. Oxford, who is still recovering from the Sept. 21 incident, also becomes emotional as he describes the gruelling wait the crew endured for an anticipated air rescue that never arrived. Read the rest here 08:43

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