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19 Jun 2020

Bus removed from wilderness

A helicopter in the US has removed an abandoned bus — featured in the film Into the Wild — after increasing numbers of tourists got into difficulties visiting it.

The local mayor said it was ‘a big relief’ as an army helicopter lifted the vehicle from a trail outside Denali National Park, Alaska.

The abandoned bus in Alaska
The abandoned bus in Alaska
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Two people have drowned in rivers on their way to or from the bus and many more have needed rescuing.

In 1992, 24-year-old adventurer Chris McCandless inhabited the vehicle before eventually dying of starvation.

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