Arthur S. Fantroy, rescued Dennis R. Gravelie from an ice floe, Ashtabula, Ohio, January 20, 1979. Gravelie, 29, was forced to crash-land his airplane on a large ice floe in Lake Erie. Fantroy, 32, helicopter pilot, took his helicopter to the area despite adverse weather conditions and, with some difficulty, located Gravelie. Fantroy lowered the helicopter to the ice and took Gravelie aboard. The helicopter accumulated considerable ice on the return trip to shore.
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