A key player in a Chilean drama remembers

IT IS 10 years to the day since Kelvin Brown left Australian bound for Santiago airport on his way to Copiago, Chile to join the effort to free 33 miners trapped about 700m below ground at the San Jose copper-gold mine.

A key player in a Chilean drama remembers A key player in a Chilean drama remembers A key player in a Chilean drama remembers A key player in a Chilean drama remembers A key player in a Chilean drama remembers

The boreholes being drilled to try and make contact with the trapped miners.

While his passport bears no stamp to make his entry into the country, over the days he was there he helped give new life to the rescue mission by proving all the miners were still alive.