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- Publicerad tisdag, 10 januari 2012 15:37
An injured climber has been rescued thanks to a Fast Find 211 Personal Location Beacon (PLB), the activation of the PLB resulted in a rescue helicopter flying directly to his position and airlifting him to safety in the remote Nelson Lakes National Parks area, New Zealand last month.
- Publicerad tisdag, 10 januari 2012 14:57
On 4th April, a group of bushwalkers in Girraween National Park, New South Wales, Australia, was successfully rescued by helicopter just two hours after getting into distress and activating their McMurdo FastFind 211 Personal Locator Beacon (PLB).
- Publicerad tisdag, 10 januari 2012 14:52
A New Zealand farmer saw at first-hand the benefits of carrying a Personal Locator Beacon when his father suffered fatal injuries on their remote farm in an accident. After activating his PLB a rescue helicopter arrived within minutes. Although his father’s injuries were too serious for him to be saved Antony Nichol is keen to spread the word about the importance of owning a personal locator beacon. Read the full story here. The Federated Farmers of New Zealand are currently offering their members a $100 discount on the Fast Find 211 PLB.
- Publicerad tisdag, 10 januari 2012 14:55
A group of seven 16-18 year old backpackers were rescued by State Troopers in the early hours of the morning on Sunday 24th July, after activating their 406MHz Personal Location Beacon (PLB) following a vicious attack by brown bears. The PLB, a Fast Find 210 from leading emergency distress beacon manufacturer McMurdo, alerted the emergency services who were able to find the group by following the beacon’s signal.The incident took place in the remote Talkeetna Mountains, north of Anchorage, Alaska.
- Publicerad torsdag, 22 juli 2010 11:39
A Fast Find Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) manufactured by McMurdo Ltd saved two lives at sea yesterday when its signal alerted rescue agencies to the plight of two French sailors in the mid-Atlantic ocean.