“In Chile, rescue/recovery efforts are underway to find 17 people who were victims of a plane crash off the island of Robinson Crusoe which was devastated last year by the massive earthquake and tsunami,” Seth Weintraub reports for 9to5Mac.
“We’ve gotten an email from an acquaintance of one of the victims of the accident saying that one of the passengers was carrying an iPhone,” Weintraub reports. “The relatives of the crash victim logged into Find My iPhone and were able to isolate the coordinates of the last known whereabouts of the plane before it crashed. That information was then given to the Navy who are using it to coordinate the rescue efforts to find the fuselage.”
Read more in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Manny S.” and “Lynn Weiler” for the heads up.]