Friday, 12 August 2022 - 2:13pm |

Update: Southern Alps recovery operation

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Today a police-led operation was initiated to recover pilot Tim Gibb, whose light plane crashed in the Southern Alps on 4 August. 
Police were joined in the recovery operation by the Department of Conservation Aoraki Mount Cook Alpine Rescue Team. 
Unfortunately, due to environmental factors, a recovery was not possible. 
A further attempt will be made once snow and ice conditions allow. 
Issued by Police Media Centre.