On 03 September 2019 at 0007 UTC (2007 EDT) a Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) was detected at 71 11.2N 156 59.8W, 8 miles southwest of Utqiagvik, AK. It was activated when a motor vehicle carrying 2 people became disabled. The Alaska Rescue Coordination Center received the alert and directed North Slope Borough Search and Rescue (NSBSAR) to the position. NSBSAR arrived on scene and assisted the stranded party. No injuries were reported.
2 SARSAT RESCUES