Search for stolen beacon
the Tauranga based Trustpower TECT rescue helicopter was
called over to Matakana Is where a personel locator beacon
had been activated.
The Rescue Coordination center in
Wellington had picked up the signal, they then called the
registered owner who reported the beacon stolen. A radio
technician was flown across to the island to locate the
beacon with hand held tracking equipment, it appears the
beacon had been washed a shore in the storm and was still
transmitting albeit weakly.
Locating the beacon quickly is
important as the emergency signal could mask a ligitimate
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