The body of Dutch arctic researcher Marc Cornelissen has been found and recovered in Canada. Fellow Dutch researcher Philip de Roo remains missing.
Kimnik, the husky that was traveling with two Dutch arctic explorers in Canada up until they went missing on Thursday, was rescued on Saturday.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police has confirmed that both Marc Cornelissen and Philip de Roo are presumed drowned. A recovery operation is underway to find the bodies of the two arctic explorers, Canadian newspaper CBC news reports.
Two Dutch arctic researchers, Marc Cornelissen and Philip de Roo, have gone missing in Canada during an expedition to the area called the Last Ice Field on Thursday morning.
According to a Ukrainian official in Donetsk, the Dutch investigative team working to recover the victims of the crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 made no efforts to communicate with the Ukrainian team who were in the area for the first five days after the crash. The official tells RTL Nieuws that the Dutch mission leaders made big mistakes in the operation.