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Capsize of Sherp All-Terrain Vehicle, Beaufort Sea, Alaska

Beaufort Sea, Alaska | 2023-Mar-15

Initial Notification: On March 15, 2023, the USCG notified the NOAA SSC that an all-terrain vehicle, a Sherp ATV, broke down and was abandoned on the ice while conducting a rescue. The USCG Sector Anchorage has requested the NOAA SSC initiate an ESA Emergency Section 7 consultation.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 70° 9.27′ North
Longitude (approximate): 145° 31.70′ West