0412 UTC the COSPAS-SARSAT system detected a 406 MHz Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT) at 35 21.7N, 095 48.2W, in McIntosh County, Oklahoma, approximately 50 miles south of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The ELT was activated automatically when a medical helicopter enroute from Tulsa, OK to McAlester, OK crashed. The Air Force Rescue Coordination Center (AFRCC) received the SARSAT alert and notified local authorities of the crash. The wreckage was then located using the SARSAT position. Local responders recovered the helicopter's three occupants, two injured and one deceased.
Two (2) rescues