Rescues

SARSAT = taking the “search” out of Search and Rescue!

HH-60J HOISTING RESCUE SWIMMER

Rescue totals as of:  April 15, 2011

  • Worldwide – 28,000+ persons rescued
  • United States – 6,589 persons rescued

For 2011, the United States has recorded 60 Cospas-Sarsat rescues1

1A rescue is recorded any time Cospas-Sarsat is used as the primary means of alerting or locating during a rescue.

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Click on any of the boxes below to see details about rescues during those dates. 

Highlights from 2005

Highlights from 2007