Andes Plane Crash Survivor Proudly Ate Dead Friends to Stay Alive

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay – A survivor of the 1972 Andes plane crash has recently spoken about the gut-wrenching decision he and his fellow survivors had to make in order to stay alive in the snowy, desolate mountains. Eduardo Strauch, now 76, was one of the 16 survivors who managed to endure the horrifying ordeal. After surviving … Read more

Andes Mountain Crash: Surviving Passengers Discuss Unimaginable Choices After Fatal Plane Accident

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay – In the late 1970s, after a plane crash in the Andes mountains in Argentina, the survivors faced a harrowing dilemma. With meager supplies and no signs of rescue, they were forced to make a difficult decision. As their struggle for survival continued, they ultimately resorted to the unthinkable: consuming the bodies of … Read more

Dramatic Movie ‘Society of the Snow’ Pays Tribute to Survivors of Andes Plane Crash in Realistic Recreation of 1972 Tragedy

A community in Fray Bentos, Uruguay is earning high praise for its accurate portrayal of the devastating 1972 Andes plane crash involving a Uruguayan rugby team. The new Netflix drama, “Society of the Snow,” directed by J.A. Bayona, tells the harrowing story of the survivors’ 72-day ordeal after the tragic crash in the Andes mountains. … Read more

Andes Plane Crash Survivors Inspire New Netflix Adventure Drama

Mendoza, Argentina – The new Netflix adventure drama “Society of the Snow” is inspired by the real-life 1972 plane crash in the Andes. The disaster occurred when Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571, carrying a rugby team from Montevideo, Uruguay, to Santiago, Chile, crashed into the Andes mountains. Out of 45 passengers, 29 died, and the … Read more

Andes Mountains Tragedy: 16 Survivors’ Astonishing Story of Survival and Faith

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay – In 1972, the world was shocked by the news of a Uruguayan plane en route to Chile that crashed in the Andes Mountains, carrying five crew members and 40 passengers. Seventy-two days passed before the passengers were rescued, and only 16 survived the harsh conditions, including extreme weather, disease, thirst, and hunger. … Read more

Movie Society of the Snow Depicts the Harrowing, Inspiring True Story of the Andes Plane Crash Survivors

CARACAS, Venezuela – Netflix’s new movie, “Society of the Snow,” delves into the gripping true story of the survivors of the 1972 Andes plane crash. The film has garnered widespread praise from both critics and audiences, shedding light on the harrowing experiences of the survivors who braved the perils of the mountainous terrain. Only 16 … Read more

Andes Plane Crash Survivors: Forced to Eat Human Flesh to Survive in Harrowing Ordeal

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay – Survivors of the 1972 Andes plane crash were left stranded in the freezing cold and resorted to cannibalism to stay alive after a search mission for the crashed aircraft was called off. The ill-fated Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 was carrying Montevideo’s Old Christians Club rugby union team across the snowy mountain … Read more

Andes Plane Crash Survivors Turn to Cannibalism in 1972: Survivors Reunite in 50th Anniversary Event

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — The 1972 plane crash in the remote mountains of the Andes led to a horrific ordeal of survival, in which victims resorted to cannibalism to stay alive for 72 days before being rescued. This harrowing tale of tragedy and resilience has now been adapted into a new Netflix film called Society … Read more

Survivors Recall the Horrific Andes Plane Crash in Netflix’s New Film Society of the Snow

The 1972 Andes plane crash story is now being retold in the new Netflix film “Society of the Snow.” Directed by Spanish filmmaker J. A. Bayona, the movie depicts the harrowing ordeal of the amateur Uruguayan rugby team and their loved ones who survived the crash. The film is based on a book by Uruguayan … Read more

Spanish-Language “Society of the Snow” Enters Oscar Contention with Haunting 1972 Andes Plane Crash Story

Mendoza, Argentina – A new Spanish-language film, “Society of the Snow” is generating buzz as a potential contender at the upcoming Oscars. The movie tells the true story of the 1972 Andes plane crash, which has captivated audiences around the world for decades. This tragic event has been the subject of previous films, most notably … Read more