Office Of Air And Marine Rescues Two Lost In Desert


By KMVT News

Piestewa Peak, Arizona (CNN) The Office Of Air And Marine's Tucson Air Branch battled Mother Nature to rescue two undocumented immigrants in Arizona over the weekend.

The crew was contacted after a 911 call about a husband and wife who were lost on a steep peak in the desert.

Crews had to deal with strong winds, isolated thunderstorms, and a flight restriction because of a nearby wildfire.

The woman was taken to the hospital and given cardiac treatment.

Her husband was turned over to border patrol.

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