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Coast Guard rescues Arctic Bay, Nunavut, narwhal hunters: Hunters sent ‘help’ and SOS messages via SPOT device

 

Upon receiving a SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger SOS alert, a Canadian Coast Guard ship went to the tracked location. Once there crew members found five narwhal hunters. "The hunting party had been hunting for quite a while and due to weather they were delayed for at least three days, so they were running out of heating fuel," said Christian Cafiti, with the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre in Trenton, Ont.


Read more at http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/story/2012/09/06/north-coast-guard-rescue-arctic-bay-hunters.html