On 01 April 2018 at 0343 UTC (2343 EDT) a Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) was detected at 70 11.5N 160 28.2W, 30 miles southwest of Wainwright, AK. It was activated by a person who was stranded in a remote area. The Alaska Rescue Coordination Center received the alert and notified North Slope Borough Search and Rescue, which dispatched a ground team to transport the individual to Wainwright. No injuries to report.
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