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On 4/15/2020 at 1432 hours, AST Fairbanks received notification from IRCC of an In-Reach SOS activation by Gabriel Dias Da Silva, 26 of Brazil, near the Teklanika River. Helo-2 was diverted from another mission to respond. Helo-2 was able to locate Dias Da Silva and transported him to Healy. It was determined that Dias Da Silva was uninjured but had run out of food. He did not need further assistance and was released after receiving information regarding proper utilization of the SOS activation.
Posted on 4/16/2020 10:40:50 AM by DPS\mapeters