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    60.4878°N, 151.0583°W

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    Survivor
    Michael
    Rescued By
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    Date Of Rescue
    2015-04-22

    Lives saved

    2
    Adults

    Activity

    Flying

    Terrain

    River

    Weather

    thunder storm

    Issue

    Mechanical Failure

    What happened?

     
    We were flying an aircraft from Aniak, AK to Soldotna, AK. We were in the cruise portion of our flight at 11,500 ft and we lost our engine power. We started flying towards the nearest airport but it was 22 minutes away. We were able to find a nice portion of the Holitna River that was still frozen over. We made a successful landing with no injuries or damage to the aircraft. We pulled out our ACR ResQfix and turned it on. Within 4 hrs the National Guard was on site and we were headed home!

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    Within 4 hrs the National Guard was on site and we were headed home!

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