Tuesday, August 31, 2010

An Earl-y start


Unity College SAR Team is back on call, the students having arrived over the weekend.

And the weather is possibly going to be interesting during the first full weekend of the college term, what with a hurricane coming and all.

Maine doesn't usually get such terrible hurricane winds, but we do often get some very heavy rain and flooding.

Last year we had a call-out for a missing person during the first serious hurricane of the season.

That was a fairly wet weekend!

Saturday, August 14, 2010

That others may live...

The PJs have been busy in Alaska:

First there was the Twin Otter crash that killed former Senator Stevens and four others, then there was what sounds like an epic call out for a small plane on a glacier near Anchorage: