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Pedro Algorta

Plane crash survivor, consultant

"Alive" Andes Crash victims supporting Chilean miners

Pedro Algorta was a survivor of the 1972 plane crash in the Andes (featured in the film 'Alive!'). After the accident Pedro studied at the University of Buenos Aires and graduated with a degree in Economics, followed by an MBA at Stanford University. Now he devotes himself to work as a consultant and to running a farm in Uruguay. Pedro and 3 other Andes survivors volunteered their services to the Chilean government this year to support the trapped miners and their families.