Saved by Iridium

  • Tracking Device Critical

    Hear how vital this tracking device was when a flight instructor and his student were forced to land near a mountain range due to partial engine failure.

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  • Capsized at Sea

    While attempting to become the first woman to row solo across the treacherous North Pacific Ocean, Sarah Outen was hit by Tropical Storm Mawar.

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  • Clelia II in Distress

    Clelia II was battling 30-to-40 foot waves when the sea broke windows in its bridge, diminishing power.

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  • Rescue from the Crevasse

    On a solitary trek from Antarctica to the South Pole, Meagan McGrath found herself trapped in an ice crevasse, with her Iridium satellite phone as her only hope.

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  • Mountain Climbers Rescued

    Silvina Graziadio, Tesacom, knows that the Iridium 9555 satellite phone can be trusted in critical moments.

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  • Forced to Land at Sea

    Forced to land at sea, shortly after take-off, these pilots depended on their Spidertracks S3.

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  • Stranded Sailors Rescued

    With no sails and no engines, the Iridium 9555 is the sole source of communication for these stranded sailors.

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  • South Pacific Sailors Rescued

    A sudden, vicious storm leaves these South Pacific sailors in a desperate situation.

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  • Call Saves Trapped Workers

    Disaster strikes at one of the world's largest hydro-electric plants - located in Eastern Siberia

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  • Call Leads to Safety

    Engine trouble off the coast of the Bahamas, a call on their Iridium 9555 got them out of an emergency situation.

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  • Crashed Plane Pinpointed

    Yellow Brick adventure tracking system - pinpoints the location of a crashed glider pilot in the Austrian mountains.

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  • Remote Worker Found

    Man is quickly located after his vehicle leaves the road in a heavy snowstorm.

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  • Fishing Boat Crew Found

    Lost in the Channel Islands, crew were quickly found and rescued from their lifeboat

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  • Crew in Lifeboat Saved

    A fishing boat capsizes in the Pacific Ocean and the crew are stranded in their lifeboat, their only connection to safety is a Zunibal satellite buoy, powered by Iridium 9601

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  • Icebreaker Fire Rescue

    Reliable satellite communications needed to rescue the 296 people aboard an ice breaker in Antarctica

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  • French Adventurer Saved

    French adventurer embarked on life-long dream to fly around the world via the poles and runs into an unexpected emergency.

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  • Flight Student Avoids Disaster

    Mike Hanning of TracPlus Global tells how the NAL Research 9601 tracking system keeps New Zealand flight student on track and avoids disaster..

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