Barrow, AK

Date

Type

Personal

Latitude

157 29.3W

Longitude

70 56.5N

Amount Saved

1

On 01 January 2019 at 1409 UTC (909 EST) a Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) was detected at 70 56.5N 157 29.3W, 31 miles north of Atqasuk, AK. It was activated when the operator of a snowmobile became stranded. The Alaska Rescue Coordination Center received the alert and notified North Slope Borough Search and Rescue, which deployed a rescue team that transported the operator to safety. 
1 SARSAT RESCUE