VIDEO| Andersen KC-135 crew locates missing mariners on lone Pacific island

An SOS in the sand can be seen in this screenshot taken from a DVIDS video. Guardsmen locate three missing mariners on Pikelot Island during a search and rescue mission in the Federated States of Micronesia southwest of Guam, Aug. 2, 2020. U.S. AIR FORCE
An SOS in the sand can be seen in this screenshot taken from a DVIDS video. Guardsmen locate three missing mariners on Pikelot Island during a search and rescue mission in the Federated States of Micronesia southwest of Guam, Aug. 2, 2020. U.S. AIR FORCE

VIDEO| Andersen KC-135 crew locates missing mariners on lone Pacific island

by Master Sgt. Richard Ebensberger
36th Wing Public Affairs

Guardsmen from the 203rd Air Refueling Squadron, Hawaii Air National Guard (ANG) and the 171st Air Refueling Wing, Pennsylvania ANG locate three missing mariners on Pikelot Island during a search and rescue mission in the Federated States of Micronesia southwest of Guam, Aug. 2, 2020. On July 29, three mariners aboard a 23-foot white and blue skiff departed Puluwat Atoll intending to travel approximately 21 nautical miles to Pulap, Chuuk.

 

 

 

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