Drakensberg
Mozambique Mozal Namibia Vaal River Drakensberg

 

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In the winter of 1996 the famous Drankensberg pass, Van Reenens Pass, were totally snowed in. The pass were closed, and subsequently, many a motorist were trapped in their vehicles on the pass. Due to the weather, no helicopters were able to fly. SMS flew in a special set of snow chains from Canada, and dispatched our famous 4X4 ICU ambulance, "Hippo", some 400km to the aid of the stranded families. 14 Families were rescued from their vehicles, including a mother with a newly born baby. n.

 

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