Rescuers found the victims with a thermal imager and night vision goggles
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The family survived thanks to message in a bottle
The American family were trapped on the top of the waterfall, located in Arroyo SECO, California, and was saved thanks to the bottle labeled “Help” which was found by other tourists. About it reports the Washington Post.
As the authors of the publication, the 44-year-old Curtis Watson decided to paddle down the river Salinas with his wife Crystal Ramirez and 13-year-old son hunter. When the adventurers came to the most dangerous part of the route, the top of a 12-meter waterfall, the father found that the rope by which they could descend, had disappeared. And travelers stayed in a deserted gorge with no cellular connection.
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To tell about yourself to the outside world, American road took a plastic bottle and scratched from several sides with the word HELP! (“Help!”). Inside he put a note with their location, dated 15 June, and threw it into the waterfall. Then Watson found a gently sloping plot of land, made of stones the letters SOS and fell asleep in sleeping bags. At midnight they were awakened by the rescuers.
The tourists find message in a bottle and saved the lives of three people
Soon, the travelers learned that a message in a bottle found two tourists. They read the note, contacted the local authorities started search and rescue operation. Despite the late hour, the patrol went on a helicopter searching for people and found the fire of the Americans with thermal imager and night vision goggles.
Earlier “Today” wrote, in the U.S. state of Indiana student by mistake for three days locked in a cave without food and water. In addition, we are told, in Dnepropetrovsk, the father saved the girl who recognized dead two brigades of the ambulance.
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