Thursday, 14 October 2010

Last Miner Out

Well I stayed up last night to watch the first miner brought up and now I have waited up for the last miner, Luis Urzua to make it to the surface, he could be up by 02:00. This means it has taken less than 24 hours to clear the mine. A brilliently organised resue operation that does everyone involved it it credit. There are still 4 or 5 medics down in the mine who will be brought up shortly. When the last miner left after 69 days did he turn to the medics and say, "Would the last man out please turn the lights out."

3 comments:

HKguy said...

I've been glued to the telly watching this, now watching the rescuers coming back up. I wonder what will happen with the last guy? Will he bring up all the equipment or will it be left down there and forgotten?

David Banks said...

Maybe they will turn the place into a tourist attraction, the sort of poeple who do BASE jumping or wild water rafting and other daft things might be interested. Would make a great attraction, a ride down into hell.

Lord Hutton said...

Glorious! Wouldnt want to have been the last medic down!