Barrow, AK

Date

Type

Personal

Latitude

152 01.0W

Longitude

68 06.1N

Amount Saved

2

On 22 July 2018 at 0359 UTC (2359 EDT) a Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) was detected at 68 06.1N 152 01.0W, 67 miles northwest of Wiseman, AK, in Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve. It was activated when an all-terrain vehicle, with 2 people on board, encountered mechanical problems and became disabled. The Alaska Rescue Coordination Center received the alert, contacted North Slope Borough Search and Rescue (NSB), and provided the SARSAT location. NSB arrived on scene and provided assistance. 
2 SARSAT RESCUES