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Du Cane Range, Tasmania, Australia

-41.9666667°S, 146.05°E

Posted on May 2, 2018 by Mabel

What happened?

Helicopter Rescue in Big Gun Pass. We were 6 days into a 10 day walk in the Du Cane Range, Tasmania, Australia. While climbing up Big Gun Pass a falling rock hit the ankle of one of our party. She was unable to put any weight on the ankle (the x-ray revealed it was broken in 2 places).

We activated our ACR ResQLink PLB and the helicopter arrived in less than 2 hours. It was a thankful reliefs as we were at least one and half days walking over pretty rough terrain from any help. On the steep slope and no track even getting the patient to somewhere flat to erect a tent would have been a daunting task.

Words of wisdom

We activated our ACR ResQLink PLB and the helicopter arrived in less than 2 hours.

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Thank you ACR!

Rescue location

Du Cane Range, Tasmania, Australia

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It may be small, but it's tough. The ResQLink™ PLB Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) is a GPS-enabled rescue beacon that's suited for outdoor adventures of all sizes (think: everything from hiking and cycling to hunting and fishing). Should you run into an unexpected situation, the ResQLink PLB will relay your location to a network of search and rescue satellites. PLBs have helped save thousands of people's lives. This Product Has Been Discontinued.    WARNING: PROP 65    

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