Luck favors the prepared.
Find out how ACR enables life-saving rescues across the world.
Personal Locator Beacon Leads Kayaker to Rescue
Posted on March 9, 2023 by DAVID BREWER
I was told they had activated a helicopter as well as marine units to the location my PLB went off.
Hunter on Verge of Collapse Activates PLB
Posted on March 6, 2023 by Tom
By this stage exhaustion had kicked in and I was really bad. My legs were shaking violently, I was delirious and had a cold shiver even though it wasn't cold.
Locator Beacon Used for Hiker Injury
Posted on February 27, 2023 by Graham
We were traveling along the track down a steep slippery section when my feet went from under me, sending me sliding down and my foot impacted with a tree trunk causing a significant injury to my ankle. My ankle was completely broken, and my foot attached to my leg only by tissue.
Lost and Exhausted Hiker Activates Their PLB
Posted on February 22, 2023 by Emily Thompson
I decided to try to get a better look so I hit ridge after ridge until 3 hours had past of me trying when I realized I was lost and not in a safe situation..
PLB Used for Trail-Runner Pinned Under Boulder
Posted on February 22, 2023 by Chris
I went over the lip of the boulder and it crushed me against the side of a glacier; locking me in from shoulders to hip. I tried making my goodbyes to my family.
Kepler Track, NZ PLB Activation
Posted on February 13, 2023 by Morgan
With bad weather once again approaching and being stuck on an exposed ridge, a decision to activate my PLB immediately was made.
Hunting Party Lost and in Need of Rescue
Posted on February 13, 2023 by Josh
My eldest son had also badly sprained his ankle so they sat down, pulled the PLB and waited for rescue by local search teams at 2 in the morning.
Samaritan Gives Rescue to Injured Hiker
Posted on February 7, 2023 by Anonymous
"Ok, the ground team is coming down the fire trail now. Air support is also on there way. Please go back down to the victim and update."